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APC Retains Seat In Badagry, Epe

 

The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission has declared the All Progressives Congress, APC, winner of the Badagry Local Government chairmanship seat in the Saturday election.

The party has also been declared the winner in Epe Local Government

In Badagry, Olusegun Onilude, the incumbent chairman, was returned for a second tenure with 8,015 votes.

Declaring the result, the Returning Officer for Badagry, Mr Edward Odukomaiya, said Onilude won with 8,015 to defeat his opponent, Mr Monday Honfovu of the PDP, who scored 2,118 votes.

“Olusegun Onilude of the APC, having satisfied the requirements of law and having scoring the highest number of votes, is hereby declared the winner and returned elected having polled 8,015 votes,” he said.

Odukomaiya also announced that all the 10 councillorship seats were won by the APC.

LASIEC has also declared Ms Surah Animashaun of APC, winner of the chairmanship election in Epe Local Government.

Surah is the daughter of Oba Kamorudeen Animashaun of Epeland.

The returning officer LASIEC, Mr Shamsideen Ladega, said Animashaun scored 11,232 votes to floor the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate who scored 896 votes.

“Having complied with the requirement of the law and scored the majority votes, Surah Animashaun is hereby declared elected and returned as Chairman of Epe Local Government,” he announced.

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