Lagos State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Wale Oluwo, has has resigned his appointment and has left the ruling All Progressives Congress.
Oluwo accused APC of deliberately overseeing an “integrity-deficient” governorship primary” in October.
The primaries saw the incumbent governor Akinwunmi Ambode losing to Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who enjoyed the support of the dominant power blocs in the party.
Oluwo is expected to defect to the People’s Democratic Party.
He claimed that the party lacked integrity, stressing that this has diminished the reputation of the state as a reference point for free and fair democratic practice.
The APC leadership in the state has yet to respond to Oluwo’s allegations.
Oluwo and the state governor Akinwunmi Ambode hail from Epe division of Lagos. Ambode lost his return ticket after losing out of APC governorship primary election in September to Babajide Sanwo-Olu.