Apapa, Kosofe, Alimoso LGs To Have More Wards


The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), is set to create more wards and  polling units to ensure effective democratic representation.

The commission said in Apapa on Monday that it would make 15,886 persons per ward its  benchmark as against the current 36,000.

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It also explained that because of their dense population, Apapa, Kosofe and Alimoso councils  are likely to have more wards and polling units after the delineation.

Addressing a stakeholoders’ meeting, the commission’s chairman, Justice Abdul Fatai Adeyinka  (retd), said the delineation of wards and creation of additional polling units would be  based on four criteria, which he said, are population, contiguity, geography and cultural  affinity.

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