Ever since flood sacked the Kosofe Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from its secretariat at 717 Ikorodu Highway by Owode, Area of Kosofe, last year the party chairman, Mr. Kunle Koya, converted his resident to meeting venue.
The controversial former secretariat was rented by PDP 2019 candidate for Lagos east senatorial, one of the aspirants currently jostling for Lagos East bye Election ticket on the platform of PDP, Princess Abiodun Oyefusi.
The office then reportedly renovated by another aspirant for the district, Hon. Babatunde Adisa aka Bob Tarner.
In Nigeria political system, 98% of the party members don’t pay monthly or annual dues to run the party activities for them to bonafide member,take ownership or demonstrate joint venture beyond when they joined their respective parties.
The absence of dues payment and lack of enforcement, sanction as monitored over the years make political party managers to wait for the time of election, bye election to task aspirants for one form of donations, supports or the other for the party sustainability.
The death of Lagos East Senatorial district lawmaker, Sen. Adebayo Osinowo, provided an unexpected opportunity for all political parties to be on the field again to put their best candidates forward for the job.
According to Kosofe Post findings leading the political rituals “donation” in PDP on the forthcoming Lagos East Bye Election is a female aspirant, Princess Saidat Taiwo Odofin Fafowora, who donated 400,000 to Kosofe PDP not too long ago.
The biggest donation as gathered was from Babatunde Olalere Gbadamosi (BOG), Who donated the sum of 1Million naira to Kosofe Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party during the week to help secure the new secretariat ahead of the Bye Elections and 2021 Local Government.
There are about 7 to 9 aspirants on the platform that are currently jostling to get the party ticket on the yet to be fixed bye election. With the reigns of donations and support from Kosofe Party leadership it is expected that Kosofe PDP led by a real estate and Management consultant,
Koya this time around will carry out thorough environmental impact assessment and rent a suitable, flood free office and avoid the dramas that characterised its last LGA secretariat dubbed ” Room And Parlour” to prepare for the multiple bye and local government elections in earnest.