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The Peoples Democratic Party in Lagos state may have the fortune of winning
the upcoming Mushin Local Government Election if the in-fighting between ACN
Reports reaching African examiner revealed that there is a conflict of interest
between Mushin Kingmaker Sen. Ganiyu Olanrewaju Solomon and ACN
National Legal Adviser, Dr. Muiz Banire, which is already tearing the party apart.
GOS and Banire are at war over who becomes the next mushin Local
Banire whose candidate Hon. Adepitan is the current Mushin Local Government
Chairman is seeking Adepitan’s re-election while the Sen. Ganiyu Solomon
camp had about eight people who have shown interest in taking Adepitan’s job.
The issue of the upcoming Local Government elections and the unrest between
GOS and Banire was said to be a major reason why the National Leader,
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu conveyed a meeting between all stake holders of
It was however unclear after the meeting if the issue between Sen. Ganiyu
Olanrewaju Solomon and Dr. Banire was resolved.
A PDP chieftain in Lagos State, Mr. Waheed Lawon expressed satisfaction at
the ripples within CAN as he told African examiner entertainment via skype that
there is a good chance that PDP will sweep both Mushin and Surulere at the
upcoming local government elections.
“just like Mushin local government, if you look carefully at Surulere, you will
notice that there is an ongoing crisis between Alhaji Odunsi and Alhaji Taju
Olusi. They both have about ten candidates each interested in becoming the
next chairman of Surulere local government, I hope the disaffection will tear
them apart and lead voters to PDP” he said.
By Taiye Olayemi
African Examiner, Tuesday, September 06, 2011
Lagos LG Election: Ganiyu Solomon, Banire Tear
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