Lagosians throng Osinbajo’s meeting venue in thousands amidst security alert

Ogunsakin Mustapha
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By Wale Adeduro

Hours before the commencement of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s meeting with All Progressives Congress(APC) delegates in Lagos, a surging crowd has been flowing into the Yard 158, Oregun, Lagos venue of the scheduled consultation of the  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Enthusiastic Lagosians already have filled up the venue  as the people at the venue call him the most favoured Presidential aspirant in the APC primaries holding this weekend.

In an amazing show of love and support for Osinbajo to become the presidential flag bearer of APC this Sunday by the venue of the event scheduled for about 3:00pm today was already filled up to overflow as at 11:00am this morning. Thousands of excited Lagosians in APC, eager to break away from the hegemonic system in Lagos, have practically gathered within the premises of the venue begging for access.

This is as security officers stays alert to forestall breakdown of law and order as they work on information that some people allegedly are prepared to torment trouble.

The home coming of Osinbajo to Lagos to a rousing welcome where Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, another APC Presidential aspirant, is perceived to hold sway has rankled the members of BAT camp to no end. They anticipated the rousing reception for Osinbajo and are allegedly planning to disrupt the meeting. To forestall any embarrassment, members of the Osinbajo Solidarity Organisation has alerted the security agencies in Lagos.

The Lagos visit of Osinbajo rounds up Professor Osinbajo’s visit to all the 36 States of Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory as part of his consultations with all stakeholders of APC across Nigeria. He has received positive and ecstatic receptions from governors, traditional rulers, delegates and party leaders.

Osinbajo is highly favoured to win the Presidential Primary on Sunday.

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