The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has set up a seven-man committee to screen aspirants for the October 4 state assembly primary.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the state Chairman of the party, Alhaji Tunde Balogun, inaugurated the committee on Tuesday at the ACME road secretariat of the party.
Members of the committee include former Deputy-Governor of the state, Mr Femi Pedro; the Commissioner for Health, Jide Idris; a chieftain, Mr Wale Oshun; and member of the party’s Governor’s Advisory Council, Abayomi Finnih.
Mr Moshood Salvador, a former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state, who joined APC officially on Saturday, is also among members of the committee.
Speaking to newsmen after the closed-door inauguration, Balogun said the setting up of the committee was in preparation for the state assembly primary.