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Lagos: APC new executive members emerge

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THE All Progressives Congress (APC), Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party, yesterday, filled three vacant positions in its executive council.

In a statement released to the media, Lanre Ogunyemi, Oluseye Oladejo and Adewunmi Ladigbolu emerged secretary, publicity secretary and assistant legal adviser, respectively at the end of what was described as Lagos elective congress by the party.

Reports have it that the seats became vacant when its former occupants were appointed by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, as Commissioner and Special Advisers in his cabinet.

More than 200 delegates from all the Local Government Areas in the state gathered to elect the new state executive members.

Speaking at the event, the state Chairman of the party (Lagos),  Babatunde Balogun, expressed gratitude to the leadership and members of the party for making the elective congress hitch free.

He congratulated members for the victory attained by the party in the last general elections.

Balogun thanked the governor for choosing some of the best in the party’s executive committee to form part of his cabinet.

Ogunyemi, who spoke on behalf of the new executive members, expressed gratitude to the National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and other party leaders for counting them worthy to serve.

The newly elected Publicity Secretary, Oluseye Oladejo, told newsmen that his election was a call to greater service to humanity through the party.

He pledged to build on the gains of the past and work closely with people at the grassroot.

Present at the congress according to report include former Deputy Governor, Idiat Adebule; Sen. Ganiyu Solomon, representatives of the national executive committee and many other party leaders.

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