20th September, 2010
The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, LASIEC, has conducted theÂ councillorship bye-election in Ward A Oke-Olowogbowo, Lagos Island and in Ward B,Â Erikorodo area of Ikorodu, Lagos, for the two late Councillors.
The voting began at 8 a.m. and ended at 3 p.m. It was monitored by the Lagos StateÂ Independent Electoral Commissioner in charge of Lagos Island. Mr. Lekan Mabinuori. TheÂ election was peaceful.
The electoral officer, Mr. Abdullah Balogun, declared the scores as follows: InÂ Olowogbowo Area of Lagos Island, Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN’s candidate, Mr. HarunaÂ Saheed Babatunde scored 1019
United Nation Peopleâ€™s Party, UNPP, Tella Muis, 23 votes; National Action Council, NAC,Â Gbolagade Moriam (Mrs.) 19 votes; Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, Cole Oladipupo 17Â votes; Peoples Progressive Party, PPP, Shitta Olayinkia, 2 votes; while Nigerian Peopleâ€™sÂ Congress, NPC, Lawal Titlayo (Mrs.) scored 1 vote.
In Ward â€˜Bâ€™ Erikorodo, Ikorodu, Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN’s Odudiran Muyiwa GilberÂ scored 1125 votes, Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, Miss Hassan Kafayat, 21 votes;Â Movement for Democracy and Justice, MDJ, 3 votes; National Action Council, NAC, AdeyemiÂ Taiwo, 2 votes; Peoples Progressive Party, PPP, 2 votes.
â€”Wole Adeboye/Paul Sanusi