Over the weeks several mainstream and online media, not Kosofe Post reported that a member of the House of Representatives, representing Kosofe Federal Constituency, Hon. Rotimi Agunsoye was among the likely successor of the late Senator Adebayo Osinowo.
Many political gladiators in Kosofe APC disclosed to this online newspaper in hush tone that ROT as he is fondly called diplomatic moves to take over the vacant seat.
The news that went viral prompted further enquiry from the Ikosi Isheri APC LGA Chairman, Loogun Oyekunle Sunday Jegede, who denied the claims last week when contacted.
However, He appreciated the progressive wellwishers for wishing the Congressman another next level. Yet, he insisted that ROT is not in the race but preoccupied at the moment on how to make more measurable impact to his constituents.
READ MORE: Rotimi Agunsoye render accounts of stewardship in KosofeThe feelers reaching Kosofe Post from a source in APC revealed that Engr. Bayo Erikitola, Hon. Dayo Bush and one Mr. Joshua were the only aspirants that submitted letter of intent for the Lagos East bye election in Kosofe.
Former Senator representing Lagos East, Senator Gbenga Ashafa (Ibeju Leki), APC Lagos East Vice Chairman, Ashipa Kaoli Olusanya (Ikorodu) Former member representing Epe Constituency II in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Olusegun Olulade (Epe), GAC members; Senator Anthony Adefuye (Somolu) and Lanre Rasak (Epe), others were among the contestants.
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The latest developments revealed that Prince Rotimi Agunsoye aka promise keeper subscribed to the wise sayings” a bird at hand worth the two in the bush.” by not expressly showing interest.