The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, LASIEC, has conducted the  councillorship bye-election in Ward A Oke-Olowogbowo, Lagos Island and in Ward B,  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 State  Independent Electoral Commissioner in charge of Lagos Island. Mr. Lekan Mabinuori. The  election was peaceful.

The electoral officer, Mr. Abdullah Balogun, declared the scores as follows: In  Olowogbowo Area of Lagos Island, Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN’s candidate, Mr. Haruna  Saheed Babatunde scored 1019

United Nation People’s Party, UNPP, Tella Muis, 23 votes; National Action Council, NAC,  Gbolagade Moriam (Mrs.) 19 votes; Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, Cole Oladipupo 17  votes; Peoples Progressive Party, PPP, Shitta Olayinkia, 2 votes; while Nigerian People’s  Congress, NPC, Lawal Titlayo (Mrs.) scored 1 vote.

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In Ward ‘B’ Erikorodo, Ikorodu, Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN’s Odudiran Muyiwa Gilber  scored 1125 votes, Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, Miss Hassan Kafayat, 21 votes;  Movement for Democracy and Justice, MDJ, 3 votes; National Action Council, NAC, Adeyemi  Taiwo, 2 votes; Peoples Progressive Party, PPP, 2 votes.

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