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Rotimi Amaechi Meets Lagos APC EXCOs, Stakeholders

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• As party begins sales of forms to State Assembly aspirants 
Ahead of the May 30 to June 1 presidential primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the Minister of Transportation and presidential aspirant, Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday met with Lagos APC chairman, Pastor Cornelius Ojelabi and other executive members for support.
The presidential aspirant met with Lagos APC executives at the party’s secretariat in Acme Road, Ikeja area of Lagos.
Amaechi, a former Governor of Rivers State also had consultations with some APC critical stakeholders to seek the support of APC delegates towards his aspiration ahead of next month’s presidential election of the ruling party.
Meanwhile, APC has commenced sales of its Expression of Interest and Nomination forms for House of Assembly aspirants in Lagos State.
The exercise commenced on Thursday morning as aspirants trooped to APC’s secretariat at Acme Road in Ikeja area of Lagos, to pick up their forms after paying N500,000 and N1.5million for the Expression of Interest and Nomination forms respectively.
Former Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Solomon Bonu, was the first aspirant to obtain copies of APC Nomination and Expression of Interest forms to vie for Lagos State House of Assembly ticket on the platform of APC. He is contesting to represent Badagry I State Constituency.
Other House of Assembly aspirants who pick their forms at Lagos APC’s secretariat on Thursday were former Special Adviser to Governor Sanwo-Olu on Commerce and Industry, Mr. Oladele Ajayi; a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly representing Mushin II Constituency, Hon. Olawale Olayiwola and former Sole Administrator, Mushin Local Government, Hon. Olayinka Kazeem (Esho) and APC youth mobiliser, Comrade Mayowa Alakija, among others.
Speaking to AN24, Bonu Solomon said he is happy to pick his expression of interest and nomination forms. He expressed confidence that the process would be free and fair.
“I am so happy to pick Form 001 and I am from Badagry Constituency 01. I am delighted and winning the contest in Jesus name. I am very confident about the process,” he said.
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