Yinka Kazeem Disgraces Incumbent Abdusobur Olawale, Wins Mushin Constituency 2 APC Ticket,
Says; "I Will Work For The Development Of My Constituency"
A new entrant in the political space in Lagos, Hon. Yinka Kazeem has defeated Hon. Abdulsobur Olayiwola Olawale, currently representing Mushin Constituency 2 in the Lagos State House of Assembly, to secure the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the 2023 election.
The primary election held at New City Primary School, Mushin, and was monitored by officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Announcing the result, the Chairman of a three-man APC Electoral Committee, Mr Abiodun Salami, said that Kazeem scored 16 votes, while Olawale scored 11.
Salami said that 30 ad-hoc delegates were drawn from the six wards in the constituency.
According to him, 29 were accredited and they voted, while one was absent.
He said: “After the sorting and counting of votes, Hon. Yinka Kazeem scored 16 votes while Hon. Olayiwola Olawale polled 11 votes.
“Mr Kabir Isiba scored one vote, Mr Rasak Summon scored one vote, while Mr Wale Arogundade, Mr Toyin Lawal, Mr Olasupo Moga have no vote.
“Having conducted the election, I, Abiodun Salami, hereby declare Hon. Yinka Kazeem as the APC Candidate for the APC Mushin Constituency 02.”
Speaking to newsmen, Kazeem said that the election was peaceful, free and fair, and thanked the delegates for casting their votes for him.
The APC candidate said that he would represent his constituents by sponsoring bills that would improve their lives.
“I am ready to serve my people and I promise to work for the development of the Constituency if I am given the mandate at the general elections.
“There is no doubt that Mushin has a lot of potentials and we will work on that if we are given the opportunity to serve. I thank my people for supporting me with their votes to represent them at the general elections next year,” he said.
However, Hon. Nureni Akinsanya, the incumbent lawmaker for Mushin Constituency 01, won the primary election in his constituency.
Announcing the result, Mr Jimoh Ibrahim, the Electoral Officer, said that Akinsanya scored 35 votes while his rival, Mr Olamilekan Mabinuori, polled five votes.
The election was held at Nasaru Deen Primary School, Ayantuga, Mushin, under the supervision of an INEC official.