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Lagos APC Council Primaries Disrupted By Protest

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Angry supporters, attendees at the APC council primaries which he led at the Teslim Balogh Stadium ended the 

According to Naij,

Chaos began when the party began announcing the names of 18 candidates endorsed by the APC leadership – The chairman of the electoral committee Tokunbo Afikuyomi was attacked by the aggrieved party members and stripped naked .

NAN reports trouble started when some party members in Surulere and Lagos Mainland openly protested against the names of candidates being read out by Afikuyomi for endorsement as consensus candidates.

 They alleged that the party leadership was foisting candidates on them and said the decision of the leadership to approve consensus candidates in 18 councils was wrong.

The aggrieved members initially vented their anger through protests, but it later degenerated into fracas between supporters of selected candidates and those who opposed them.

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However, the delegates who were protesting later destroyed the ballot boxes as stones and chairs were being thrown carelessly. 

Also, other leaders of the party who were present at the venue of the primaries were escorted out by security operatives present at the event. 


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