Edo LG Polls: ACN leaders at war
By SIMON EBEGBULEM
AS the leadership of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) in Edo State screened its chairmanship and councillorship candidates, Saturday, ahead of the April 20 local government election in the state, disagreement between leaders over the choice of candidates in the 18 LGAs tore the party apart.
Meanwhile, the leadership of the party in Oredo Local Government Council endorsed Mr Osaro Obaze as its chairmanship candidate. Some of the leaders at the meeting where he was endorsed include the leader of the party in the council, Chief Amos Osunbor, member Representing Oredo federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Rasaq Bello Osagie, and Chief of Staff to the Governor, Patrick Obahiagbon.
In Etsako Central, A C N leader, Alhaji Waziri Oshiomah, was said to have insisted that the chairmanship position should go to Ekperi clan while that of the commissionership should be ceded to the South Umene clan (zone 111) as “ democracy is about the voice of the majority”.
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