Lagos LG polls: Accord Party unveils Steering C’ttee



The Accord Party on Friday unveiled guidelines for aspirants contesting on its platform for chairmanship, vice chairmanship and councilorship positions in the July 24 local government in Lagos State.

Rev. Adebayo Adeniyi, Chairman, of Trustees of Accord Party, told newsmen in Lagos party had set up a seven- steering committee work out modalities for the council polls.

The party said that chairmanship, vice chairmanship and councillorship aspirants would obtain expression of and nomination at a sum N500,000, N100,000 and N150,000, respectively.

Adeniyi, who noted party youths-driven, said Accord determined bring a change the standard of the masses at the grassroots.

The BOT chairman urged intending aspirants channel all their electoral aspirations, application and submission through the steering committee.

Also, the Chairman, Accord Party LG Election Steering Committee, Oluwarotimi Ajibola, said that committee committed to ensuring that all guidelines were followed by those contesting on the platform of the party.

Ajibola said that sales of the Expression of and Nomination fees had commenced.

He said committee would look into screenings of aspirants and all appeals, the primaries scheduled for .

The chairman said the party poised to “activating votes” of people who were indifferent to electoral processes.

“We are going to attract a whole lot of youths because our party gives recognition to youths.

“The timetable is on; Accord Party is on ground, ready and prepared. We are well-positioned and well placed.

“We want to activate votes because we a lot of people out there who are still using their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to do only bank transactions. We need a shift from that,” he said.

Ajibola called on Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and security agents to create an atmosphere for a free, fair, credible and acceptable , saying security agents should be proactive and impartial. (NAN)