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BREAKING: Lai Mohammed’s son loses House of Assembly primaries

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Folajimi Mohammed, son of the Minister of Information and Culture, on Friday lost the third term ticket to the Lagos State House of Assembly.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that Folajimi represents Ikeja Constituency 1 under the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

While Folajimi polled nine votes in the election, his rival, Seyi Lawal, received 15 votes.

The primary election which held at St Peters Anglican Primary, Ikeja constituency 1, was conducted under the heavy presence of security personnel.

Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were also represented.

Nine aspirants contested for the Ikeja constituency 1 APC ticket, and they included, Messrs Mohammed, Lawal, Ladapo Oyebiyi, Ismail Balogun, Taofeek Olorunfunmi, Olabode Akerele, Adegboyega Kuku, Bode Tawak, and Adesipe Adebiyi.

Announcing the result on Friday, Ewosho Oladunjoye, Chairman of the three-man APC Electoral Committee for the constituency, said that Lawal scored 15 votes to defeat the incumbent, Mohammed, who polled nine votes.

The other seven aspirants polled no votes at all, while there was one void vote.

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