Alhaji Ganiyu Egunjobi, the Executive Chairman, Agege Local Government Area, has been reelected as the council chairman with 6,226 votes in the local government poll in Lagos State.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Egunjobi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, defeated Olusola Osolana of the Peoples Democratic Party, who got 4,114 votes.
Salami Ojo, the Returning Officer, Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, said Egunjobi, having complied with the requirements of the election, had been returned.
“Egunjobi of APC in the Chairmanship election of Agege local government, having complied with the requirements of law and scored the majority number of votes, is hereby elected and returned,” Ojo declared.
NAN reports that other candidates who participated in the election included Oyekan Olutobi of ADP, 47 votes; Esther Kosenimola, AA, 64 votes; while YPP scored 23 votes.
Egunjobi, in his remarks, thanked the residents for the peaceful election and the opportunity given him to serve a second term.