APC Primaries: Tokunboh Wahab Angry, Says Primaries Was Stage Played

Vibrant Lawyer, Tokunboh Wahab,  the youngest and finest of all the candidates
who slugged it out yesterday at APC primaries for the party’s gubernatorial
ticket is upset with the party. Wahab was quoted to have said the primaries was
stage played and if APC who should be a change factor should do this, why then
should anyone blame INEC for its shortcomings.

Find his official statement right after the cut.

Ambode’s emergence was a pre-orchestrated drama – Tokunbo
Wahab, APC guber aspirant kicks

Barrister Tokunbo Wahab along with ten other aspirants has
expressed his displeasure about the manner in which the governorship primaries
which took place today at Onikan have been conducted‎.
The primary election and the process that goes with it were
shrouded in secrecy and unprecedented bare-faced irregularities. In the words
of the aspirant, if APC, a party in the fore front of the Change Movement could
subject itself to a shoddy, suspicious preparation, what then is the moral
justification for blaming INEC regarding the flop in the Voter Registration and
PVC distribution in Lagos State?
He stated emphatically that his position and that of the 10
aspirants have been consistent in the last few weeks from various consultative
meetings. These include:
 – Provision of
adequate notice should be given to all aspirants prior to the primaries as
provided by party and INEC constitutions and
– that delegates’ list should be provided to all well before
time as well.
He said, *my agent did not receive the so-called list until
early hours of this morning‎*.  As at
today, even as the charade referred to as Primaries was going on, it was not
clear if we were using the 20 LGAs or 57LGA and LCDAs.
“We made our position known to the national leadership
yesterday and we only attended today to observe and possess proofs of various

“I can say categorically, that what happened today was
not a primary but a pre-orchestrated drama. We shall be making our positions
known to the party and INEC within the next few hours and we shall pursue this
to a logical, legal conclusion.”

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