Ward chairman, others brutally beaten in Lagos APC primary

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[Lagos]–The Lagos State All Progressive Congress primary election in Odi-Olowo was on Tuesday reportedly marred by violence.

While we are still trying to get more details of the incident, photos of the Ward L Chairman, Demola Hakeem Saka, showing he was attacked and beaten was posted by a Facebook user, Oladimeji Omo Balogun.

According to the Facebook user, “Lagos State APC Primary election in Odiolowo turned bloody as Ward L Chairman, Demola, Hakeem Saka and all the ward excos were brutally beaten.

“Mr Hakeem Saka, APC aspirant in Odi-Olowo who dragged APC to court and won the case against imposition was beaten, stripped today when he protested exclusion from the emergency primaries organized by Afikuyomi-led APC Electoral Committee in Rafiu Solomon Hall, Olateju Odi-Olowo LCDA,” he added.

APC is yet to make any statement regarding the unfortunate event as at press time.

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