Suspected Hoodlums Attack Ogun APC Office

Ogun APC Office in Abeokuta, the state capital.


Suspected hoodlums have invaded the All Progressive Congress (APC) office in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital carting away important documents.

The attackers struck in the early hours of Friday.

A chieftain of the party, Derin Adebiyi said although nobody has been arrested in connection with the incident, the action has been reported to the security agencies for investigation.

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“The attack was massive. All offices were broken into, including the office of the chairman, the state secretary, the organising secretary, among others.

“All offices were ransacked and important documents were taken away. Properties were vandalised,” he explained.

Although Adebiyi did state the value of properties destroyed he said the intention of the attackers remains unknown but suspicious.

According to him, this is because the attack was carried out at the end of Governor Ibikunle Amosun’s administration.

APC Wins All 57 Chairmanship Seats In Ogun LG Election

APC, ImpeachmentThe Ogun state All Progressives Congress, APC has won all the 57 chairmanship seats in the election into 20 local government areas held on Saturday  and 37 local council development areas. 

As announced by the Ogun State Independent National Electoral Commission (OGSIEC), the party also won 346 of the 349 councilor seats while the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN) won two councilor seats and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) settled for one seat.

Meanwhile the results of the election have been met with mixed reactions, as the Peoples Democratic Party has called for the total cancellation of the election

The PDP said that the results are not a true reflection of the wishes and aspirations of the electorates who came out to cast their vote for the representatives of their choice.

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has, however, said that this was far from what happened at the polls.

Ogun APC To Hold Inconclusive Reps Primaries Tuesday

Ogun APCOgun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) will tomorrow (Tuesday) hold repeat primary elections.

This is to select candidates that will represent it in the 2015 general elections for the House of Representatives in the three federal constituencies where the process was inconclusive during last Sunday’s statewide primary elections.

The Chairman of the APC Electoral Committee, saddled with the task of conducting National Assembly primaries in the state, Senator Adudu, made this known in a statement on Monday.

He affirmed that the affected federal constituencies are: Abeokuta South, Ijebu Central (comprising Ijebu Ode, Odogbolu and Ijebu North East LGAs) and Ijebu North (consisting Waterside and Ijebu East LGAs).

The party further stated that the rescheduled primary elections are aimed at creating a level playing field for all the aspirants and give opportunity for the qualified delegates to freely make their choice.

Ogun APC also appealed to all its members and the general public to cooperate with the Organising committee in charge of the primary elections so that the image of the party as a truly progressive platform can further be projected.