LG Poll: APC’s Adesina declared winner in Ikorodu

Wasiu Adesina
Wasiu Adesina

All Progressives Congress candidate, Mr Wasiu Adesina, has been declared the winner of Saturday's chairmanship election in Ikorodu Local Government of Lagos State.

Adesina's win was announced by the Returning Officer, Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), Olumide Metilelu, on Saturday, according to PMNews.

Metilelu revealed that the candidate of the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party, Hassan Rafiu, had a total of 1,497 votes, while Mr Adesina had 4,729 votes.

"Having complied with the requirement of the law and scored the majority number of votes, Wasiu Adesina is hereby declared elected and returned as chairman of Ikorodu LG," he said.

Meanwhile, WuzupNigeria reported that the LG polls across the state were marred by low turnout of the electorate despite the restriction of movement from 8am to 3pm.

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