Ifako-Ijaiye federal constituency: Lagos APC screens 7 aspirants for vacant seat

The All Progressives Congress (APC) will on Wednesday commence the processes of picking its candidate for the vacant position of House of Representatives seat for Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency of Lagos State.

The seat became vacant, following the death of Hon. Elijah Adewale popularly addressed as Jah.

The lawmaker, who passed on in his Abuja residence recently at the age of 65, was buried last week.

The party, while commencing the process to pick its standard bearer for the vacant seat, has invited seven interested aspirants said to have filed in their CVs as earlier enjoined upon them.

A leader of APC in the constituency, Nigerian Tribune gathered, has already called all the seven  aspirants to appear for screening exercise fixed for 11 am at the party’s council secretariat, through a message, which he copied  a leading figure in the party.

The contestants include Demola Doherty, Yomi Ogunnusi, Abiola Josiah, among others.