The lawmaker, representing Ikeja Constituency 1, Folajimi Mohammed, has been defeated at party’s House of Assembly primaries in Lagos State.
Mohammed, a two-term member of the Assembly, is one of the sons of Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, was defeated by Seyi Lawal to clinch the All Progressives Congress ticket.
Chairman of the three-man All Progressive Congress Electoral Committee for the constituency, Ewosho Oladunjoye, announced the results on Friday, saying that Lawal received 15 votes to defeat the incumbent, Mohammed, who received nine votes.
The other seven aspirants polled no votes at all, while there was one void vote.
As reported in the Nigerian Tribune, the primary election which was held at St Peter’s Anglican Primary, Ikeja constituency 1, was conducted under the heavy presence of security personnel
Nine aspirants contested for the Ikeja constituency 1 APC ticket, and they included, Mohammed, Lawal, Ladapo Oyebiyi, Ismail Balogun, and Taofeek Olorunfunmi, Olabode Akerele, Adegboyega Kuku, Bode Tawak, and Adesipe Adebiyi.