The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State on Saturday won all the councillorship positions in the Ojokoro Local Council Development Area (LCDA).
The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) announced that APC won the seven awards in the Ojokoro LCDA.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ojokoro LCDA comprises seven awards with at least 17 polling units.
LASIEC Returning Officer, Ward C, Olubayo Afolabi, said that APC got 873 votes, APN- 1; ARM- 0; PDP 85; and YPP 8 votes.
The returning officer for Ward C declared APC’s Olalekan Oyekunle the winner of the Ojokoro LCDA councillorship position.
At the collation centre, LASEIC Returning Officer for Ward D, Tajudeen Balogun, announced that APC scored 800 votes, APM,0 votes; NEM 2; PDP 78 votes and YPP 2 votes.
Mr Balogun declared Obafemi Oke of the APC winner and councillor-elect for Ward D having scored the highest number of votes. (NAN)
APC candidates win in Badagry
Candidates of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday won the council polls in Badagry.
The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) declared Olusegun Onilude, the incumbent chairman of the Badagry Local Council, the winner.
LASIEC also announced that Joseph Gbenu also of the APC was re-elected the chairman of the Badagry West Local Council Development Area (LCDA).
Declaring the election results at the Badagry Local Government Secretariat, the Returning Officer for Badagry LGA, Edward Odukomaiya, announced that Mr Onilude polled 8,065 votes to beat PDP’s Monday Honfovu who scored 2,118 votes.
“Olusegun Onilude of the APC having satisfied the requirements of law and scoring the highest number of votes is hereby declared the winner and returned elected having polled 8,065 votes,” Mr Odukomaiya said.
Dosu Sao, the Returning Officer for the Badagry West LCDA, declared Gbenu also of the APC the winner.
Mr Sao said that Mr Gbenu polled 4,339 votes while the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kolawole Abraham, scored 739 votes.
The returning officer declared Mr Gbenu the winner having satisfied the requirements of law and having scored the highest number of votes.
Oba Animashaun’s daughter takes Epe
The returning officer, Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission(LASIEC), Shamsideen Ladega, on Saturday declared Surah Animashaun of All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the chairmanship election in Epe Local Government
NAN reports that Surah is the daughter of Oba Kamorudeen Animashaun of Epeland.
According to Mr Ladega, the winner scored 11,232 votes to floor the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate who scored 896 votes.
“Having complied with the requirement of the law and scored the majority votes, Surah Animashaun is hereby decleared elected and returned as Chairmof Epe Local Government,” he announced.
Incumbent Egunjobi wins Agege chairmanship seat
Ganiyu Egunjobi, the Executive Chairman, Agege Local Government Area, has been reelected as the council chairman with 6,226 votes in the just-concluded local government poll in Lagos State.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mr Egunjobi, APC’s candidate, defeated Olusola Osolana of the PDP, who got 4,114 votes.
Salami Ojo, the Returning Officer, Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), said that Mr Egunjobi, having complied with the requirements of the election, had been and thus returned.
“Egunjobi of APC in the chairmanship election of Agege local government, having complied with the requirements of law and scored the majority number of votes, is hereby elected and returned,” he declared.
NAN reports that other candidates who participated in the elections included Oyekan Olutobi of ADP, 47 votes; Esther Kosenimola, AA, 64 votes; while YPP scored 23 votes.
Mr Egunjobi, in his remarks, thanked the residents for the peaceful election and the opportunity given him to serve a second term.
APC wins Agboyi-Ketu
The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) has declared Dele Oshinowo of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of Saturday’s Local Government election in Agboyi-Ketu Local Council Development Area (LCDAs)
Omoniyi Odufuwa, the LASIEC Local Government Collation and Returning Officer for the election, declared the result at the collation centre situated at Agboyi-Ketu LCDA Secretariat at 11 p.m. on Saturday.
Declaring the winner, Mrs Odufuwa said: “I, Odufuwa Omoniyi Adebukola, hereby declare Oladele Oshinowo of APC, the winner of the chairmanship election of Agboyi-Ketu LCDA having complied with the requirements of the law and scored the majority number of votes.
“The aforementioned is hereby elected and returned.”
According to her, the APC candidate, Mr Oshinowo, polled 26,771 votes to beat his closest rival, Oluwole Dahunsi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who got votes, 2,749 votes.
She said that Wasiu Ogunwale of Labour Party (LP) scored 79 votes.
The winner and incumbent council chairman, Mr Oshinowo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) after he was declared the winner that he would further put the welfare of the people on the front burner in his second term.
“I want to thank my party leaders and the entire people of Agboyi-Ketu for reposing confidence in me. I promise not to abandon them.
“All I am assuring them is that I am ready to do more and surpass my performance in the first term of our administration. We have served in all honesty and with all sincerity,” he said.
Reacting, Ojo Yekini, the PDP party agent at the collation centre, who described politics as a game, said that his party tried its effort and but lost.
Also, Alaba Saliu, the APC party agent at the collation centre, described the party’s victory as a reward for the hard work of a committed and loyal chairman.
Mr Saliu said that the APC’s candidate had improved the local government from where he met the council four years ago.
“We all believe in him because of all he has done. No one contested the party ticket with him during the primary when he was seeking re-election.”
Also, the APC chairman in the council, Sunday Odekomaya, said: “I am glad because politics is a game of luck. Thank God He gave us the crown peacefully without any crisis.
“The people still have trust in us. It is a thing of joy. Our candidate did well in his first term. He has garnered more experience in his first term to perform better.”
NAN reports that APC candidates swept all the seven councillorship seats in the LCDA during the polls.
RESULTS (CHAIRMANSHIP): PU041, Ward E, Ikeja
First Lagos LG Election Result Emerges
RESULTS (COUNCILLORSHIP): PU041, Ward E, Ikeja
RESULT (CHAIRMANSHIP): PU 040, Ward E, Ikeja
RESULT (COUNCILLORSHIP): PU 040, Ward E, Ikeja
RESULT (COUNCILLORSHIP): PU02, Ward F, Ikeja.
RESULT (CHAIRMANSHIP): PU 02, Ward F, Ikeja
RESULT (COUNCILLORSHIP): PU 005 Ward F, Owoduni, Odi-Olowo/Ojuwoye.
RESULT (CHAIRMANSHIP): PU: 016, Ward F, Ikeja
RESULT (COUNCILLORSHIP): PU016, Ward F, Ikeja.
RESULT (CHAIRMANSHIP): PU16, Odi-Olowo/Adesina
Youth party: 1
RESULT (CHAIRMANSHIP): PU024, Ward F, Ikeja
RESULT (COUNCILLORSHIP): PU: 024, Ward F, Ikeja
Youth party: 1.
The election is expected to take place in the 57 Local Government Councils and Local Council Development Areas of the state.
An additional 25,000 policemen have been deployed to beef up security in the local government elections scheduled to hold today Saturday in Lagos State.
Results for booth 002,Aga/ijomu ikorodu central LGA
RESULTS (CHAIRMANSHIP): PU041, Ward E, Ikeja
The LASIEC chairman said, “The voting process starts at 8 am and ends at 3pm on Saturday; while those on the queue as of3pm shall be attended to. Whoever is not on the queue after 3pm will not be attended to.
Residents of Lagos State and neighbouring state, Ogun are expected today to cast their ballots in polling units across local councils in the state to elect their local government chairmen and councilors for a fresh four-year term
In Lagos State, the polls will open across the 20 Local Government Areas and 37 Local Development Areas of the state.
However in Ogun State, 12 political will do the battle for council chairmanship or councillorship in the 236 wards in the 20 local government areas of the state.
Ahead of the elections, restriction of movement was announced in both states and an additional 25,000 policemen have been deployed in Lagos State to beef up security.
Our reporters bring updates from three senatorial districts in Lagos State – Lagos Central, Lagos East, Lagos West, and Ogun State capital city – Abeokuta.
11:03am Lateef Jakande Road, Ikoyi
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his wife arrive at the pooling unit at 11.03 a.m.
10:31 am: Lateef Jakande Road, Ikoyi
LASIEC officials and materials arrived at Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s polling unit on Lateef Jakande Road in Ikoyi.
Lawal Oladimeji, the presiding officer at the polling unit addresses the press and gives statistics of registered voters. He also talks about the voting process and guidelines.
10:17am: Dairy Farm School, Agege, Ward 7, Unit 6
Voting has commenced in Dairy Farm School, Agege, Ward 7, Unit 6.
10:13 am: Ganiyu Smith Road, Freedom Park, Lagos
Voting is underway at Ganiyu Smith Road, Freedom Park, Lagos.
10:12am: Abeokuta South
It is less activity in Ward 13, Igbore, Ago Iba, Abeokuta South as few voters are seen checking their names on the voter’s list.
10:08 am: Lagos Island Freedom Park
Voting commenced at 10:00 am in most parts of Lagos Island. At Freedom Park, our correspondent met Agboola Odunifa (Lagos Island East), one of the candidates for the election. He is accredited, voted, and gives us his impression of the process. According to him, voting is smooth but turnout is poor.
09:30am: Abeokuta, Ogun State
Restriction of movement is in full effect.
Our crew noticed a less busy road as they travel through the Lagos-Ibadan expressway and the Shiun-Bobape road, leading to the state capital, Abeokuta.
The outer towns are without security operatives or enforcement agents, yet the compliance to the restriction appears to be high in and around the Abeokuta.
The main entry point into the state capital, near the governor’s office, is manned by soldiers. Other state security officials mount roadblocks at strategic locations within the state to restrict movement and forestall any crisis.
09:25am: Mosan, Lagos
Election materials arrived at one of the polling centres unit in Mosan at 09:25am. Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) officials with ballot boxes and other election materials set up in preparation.
9:00am: Lateef Jakande, Lagos
At Unit 09 Ward L2, Lateef Jakande Road in Ikoyi where Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwoolu is expected to vote there is less activity at 9:00am. No election materials yet. Only party agents and journalists are present.
8:50am: Ojodu, Lagos
Materials arrive for the start of the election at Ojodu Primary School.
8.30am: Ojodu, Lagos
At 8.30 am some voters are already at the polling units 012 and 013 in Ojodu Primary School in Ojodu Local Government Area of Lagos State. Although no electoral official is in sight, security operatives are present.
Lagos State Local Government elections Results Live Update
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