APC Orders Rerun Of Senate And House Of Reps Primaries In Lagos
The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has ordered a rerun of the primary elections for Senate and House of Representatives aspirants throughout Lagos State.
The elections, which were initially held on Thursday were marred by violence and massive rigging.
Suspected thugs attacked APC faithful in voting centres in Oshodi/ Isolo , Kosofe and several other local council areas.
In these areas, thugs were moving from one polling unit to the other brandishing machetes; attacking those perceived to be opponents and chasing them out of the voting centres.
Elections also did not take place in some wards.
Reviewing the situation based on reports from its officials on the field, the party decided to cancel Thursday's exercise..
The party has ordered for fresh elections to hold today (Friday) in all the wards in the state.
The party also says venues used for Tuesday's governorship primaries should be used for Friday's elections.
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