Lagos LG Poll: APC Loses 2 of 377 Councillorship Seats to PDP, YPP

Lagos LG Poll: APC Loses 2 of 377 Councillorship Seats to PDP, YPP

  • The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all the 20 LGAs and 37 LCDAs in Lagos state
  • Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) had on Saturday, July 24, conducted the council election
  • The LASIEC, however, declared a candidate of the PDP and the YPP, the winners of councillorship seats in Yaba and Orile-Agege

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Ikeja, Lagos - Despite the victory it recorded during the council elections held in Lagos state on Saturday, July 24, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) lost two councillorship seats to the opposition parties.

TheCable reports that out of the 377 councillorship seats in the state, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won Ward G, Yaba LCDA while the Young Progressive Party (YPP) became victorious in Ward D of Orile-Agege LCDA.

PDP, YPP win 2 councillorship seats in Lagos.
The ruling APC has lost 2 of 377 councillorship seats to PDP, YPP.
Source: Original gathered that the results were announced by the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) hours after the conduct of the election.

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The ruling party won the chairmanship seats in all the 20 local government areas and 37 local council development areas in the state.

The News also reports that the PDP councillor-elect, Adeshola Thomas, and the YPP councillor-elect, Omotunde Abdul-Kareem, received their certificates of return at the LASIEC headquarters in Sabo, Yaba, on Tuesday, July 27.

The report noted that Thomas described his victory as the work of God and the resilience of the people.

Thomas, however, said that he would be faithful to the party on which he got the mandate.

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Balogun, on Tuesday, July 27, in a letter written to APC Lagos secretariat and the party's national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, expressed his displeasure over the outcome of the council election.

Balogun said the happenings in the political arena in the Alimosho area of the state call for serious concerns and attention in order to save the party from implosion.


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