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2019: Another Crisis Hits APC As Obanikoro, Yayi Clash In Lagos


THE Former Minister under PDP, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro who has now defected to the ruling APC clashed with Mr Adeola Solomon also known as Yayi at the LTV 8 in Lagos, WailersNG.com learnt.

Crisis erupted when Obanikoro and his supporters stormed the venue where party leaders and members were already seated waiting for the commencement of their meeting, a source disclosed that as part of the condition for Obanikoro to defect to the party, was to run for Lagos Central Senatorial district where he was a senator, the office currently being occupied by the wife of former governor, Senator Remi Tinubu.

To avert hostile confrontation in Lagos Central, Mr Obanikoro was asked to run from Lagos West, which has 10 local government in the state, the current occupier of the seat is Mr.Yayi who is also nursing the ambition of becoming the next governor of Ogun State, his campaign has reportedly gone far and wide, however our correspondents learnt that the fracas between him and Amosun may spell doom for his ambition.

Mr. Amosun has reportedly sent a strong signal to all concerned that Mr. Yayi won’t get the ticket, to avoid losing on both sides, Mr Yayi has taken a U turn, dreaming of returning back to Senate through same Lagos West that has already been handed by the leaders of APC to Mr. Obanikoro.

An eye witness at the meeting said that the entrance of Mr Obanikoro to the venue of the meeting, sighting Yayi sparked violence, which resulted into vandalization of several cars while some members sustained various degrees of injury. APC in Lagos West as it is, is a war zone as 2019 approaches.
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