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APC Odi-Olowo primaries turns violent as aspirant was brutalized

In what looked like a movie scene, the chairmanship aspirant for Odi-Olowo LCDA under the umbrella of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Hakeem Saka was today, Tuesday, July 18, 2017, beaten and stripped at the emergency party primaries which held in the LCDA.
The primaries turned bloody after Mr. Saka who had dragged the party to court and won the case against imposition was beaten and stripped when he protested exclusion from the emergency primaries.
The primaries was organized by the Afikuyomi-led APC Electoral Committee and it held at in Rafiu Solomon Hall, Olateju, Odi-Olowo LCDA.
After the completion of the primaries, Mr. Rasaq Ajala emerged winner following the announcement of results. He polled 169 votes while his closest rival, Hakeem Saka had 9 votes.
Meanwhile, Mr. Bashiru Magbade had 2 votes while Mr. Owoeye Deji polled only 1 vote.
Other contestants whose names were listed in the primaries didn’t score any vote.
Prior to the emergency primaries, the aspirant, Mr. Hakeem Saka had dragged the APC to court for imposition of candidate in the LCDA. The court ruled in his favour declaring the process as illegal and against the constitution of the party.
Source: Inside Mainland

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