Son of Nigeria’s Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, Folajimi, has lost the APC ticket for Ikeja Constituency 1 in Lagos State.
Folajimi is currently holding the seat and he lost the primary election to Seyi Lawal.
According to Vanguard, the primary election took place at St Peter’s Anglican Primary School, Ikeja constituency 1, under the heavy presence of security men.
Besides, officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were present at the election.
Nine aspirants took part in the election and Lawal polled 15 votes while Folajimi got 9 votes. The other seven aspirants did not get any vote.
In his acceptance speech, Lawal gave commendation to the process, claiming that it was free and fair.
He was grateful to the leaders of the party who allowed the aspirants to test their popularity.
Furthermore, he assured members of the constituency of better and quality representation in the house of assembly.