APC Wins Lagos LG Election

The All Progressives Congress has allegedly won the gathering decision held in all the 20 Local Government Areas and the 37 Local Council Development Areas on Saturday, as per reports rolling in from the surveying units. 

Early outcomes discharged by the Lagos Televisionshowed that the APC took a few LGAs and LCDAs including Ojokoro, Eti Osa, Lagos Island, Badagry Central, Onigbongbo, Odiolowo/Ojuwoye, Ikorodu West, Ejigbo, Ikeja, Ikorodu, Epe, Lagos Island East, Badagry West, Surulere, Ikorodu Central, Ikoyi/Obalende, Agboyi-Ketu, Eredo and others. 

A portion of the outcomes from the LGs and LCDAs demonstrated the decision party winning. In Lagos Island LG, APC won with 14,692 votes while PDP got 925 votes, with the Labor Party bringing third place with 1211 votes. APC additionally won in Ikoyi-Obalende LCDA with 7112 votes, PDP got 756 votes while LP got 542 votes. In Eredo LCDA, APC got 10910 votes while PDP got 737 votes. The triumph proceeded for the decision party in Epe LG with the APC getting 21401 votes and LP getting 948 votes. APC rose triumphant in Lagos Island East LCDA with 9060 votes while PDP got 1128 votes. In Badagry West, APC cleared the LCDA with 5300 votes leaving PDP with 935 votes. So also, in Ejigbo LCDA, APC won 4876 votes while PDP won 1079 votes. In Ikeja LG, APC got 6191 votes while PDP won 990 votes. APC won Ikorodu West LCDA with 3068 votes while PDP got 555 votes. 

In Agboyi-Ketu LCDA, APC got 10,701 votes, while PDP got 1,759 votes. Different outcomes were being anticipated as of the time the paper went to bed. 

The APC had before won both the chairmanship and councillorship decisions in Ward A6, Polling Unit 033 situated in Ogunmodede College, Papa Epe, where the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode voted. 

Toward the finish of checking of the votes cast, the outcomes demonstrated that the APC surveyed a sum of 299 votes in favor of the chairmanship decision as against one surveyed by the Labor Party and zero vote surveyed individually by the Peoples' Democratic Party and Accord Party. 

For the councillorship decision in the unit, the APC surveyed a sum of 293 votes as against one surveyed by Labor Party and zero surveyed by PDP. In the second surveying unit in the ward, APC surveyed 298 votes in favor of the chairmanship race as against zero vote surveyed by the PDP and Labor Party. 

Ambode, on Saturday said neighborhood government races would incite participatory administration and restore faith in the discretionary procedure at the third level of government. 

Ambode noticed that the decision in Lagos State came six years after the last one was led. 

"I am glad that this race is coming at my own particular time. The entire thought is for us to advance a procedure where the natives turn out and trust in a procedure that is believable. At the point when the general population see solid race at the nearby government level, they will be eager to take an interest since they realize that it is tenable, serene and without viciousness. That is the thing that we have been lecturing. Lagos is excessively cosmopolitan for us not, making it impossible to have a dependable decision. 

"We have to improve vote based system in the nation and we can just do it by what we are doing today." 

He said sufficient safety efforts had been set up to guarantee that voters cast their votes in a tranquil climate and hinder any breakdown of peace. 

"Up until this point, so great, from the reports I have gotten from the various parts of Lagos State, we are satisfied with what is happening. I accept firmly that it will be tranquil all through," Ambode included. 

Likewise talking, the All Progressives Congress' boss, who is additionally the Balogun of Epe, Chief Lanre Razak, said the gathering trusted in reinforcing vote based system, including that the direct of the decision would build up the political procedure. 

The individual from the Lagos State House of Assembly speaking to Epe Constituency II, Segun Olulade, who make his choice at the RCM Primary School, Ejinrin, Epe, recognized Lagosians for turning out to vote in spite of the storm. He noticed that the general population's interest in the decision would develop popularity based esteems. 

Source: ( Punch Newspaper )

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