19/09/2021

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Lagos bye-election: Less than 10% of voters participate in some areas

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At Polling Unit 007, Ward 5 situated on Ogunlana St., Ketu Alapere, Kosofe, only 51 of 594 registered voters exercised their franchise.

In the House of Assembly by-election in the unit, ADC scored one vote, APC, 43 and PDP, three, while four votes were void.

For the Senatorial by-election in the unit, APC polled 46 votes, PDP secured three, while two votes were void.

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At polling unit 009 situated on Alhaji Adebayo Street in the same ward, only 40 of the 807 registered voters cast votes.

In the Senatorial by-election in the unit, APC polled 27 votes, PDP got seven, ADC, AAC, ADP and APM got a vote each, while one vote was void.

At Polling Unit 001 in Ward 5 situated on Agboyi Ketu Road, Ketu Alapere, only 136 of 2118 registered voters exercised their franchise.

Commenting, Mr Dele Oshinowo, the Chairman, Agboyi-Ketu Local Council Development Area, commended peaceful conduct by voters, especially the youth.

Oshinowo said: ” Though the turnout was low, we thank God that there was no violence.

“We want this peaceful conduct sustained at the collation centres.