The incumbent governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has won 18 Local Government Areas in the state’s gubernatorial election held last Saturday, as the announcement of results from the remaining one LGA resumes by 5pm.
According to the results so far announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the governorship Lagos State candidate of the Labour Party, Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour, won one LGA.
The local governments so far won by Sanwo-Olu include Lagos-Island, Apapa, Kosofe, Ojo, Alimisho, Ikeja, Surulere, Ajeronmi-Ifelodun, Epe, Agege, Mushin, Ibeju-Lekki, Ifako-Ijaiye, Badagry, Lagos-Mainland, Ikorodu, Oshodi-Isolo and Shomolu.
Gbadebo only has Amuwo-Odofin in his kitty.
The only local government remaining is Eti-Osa where elections have just rounded up. Their results are expected to be announced as soon as they have been collated.
The collation center is expected to resume the announcement of results at 5pm.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) recalls that Gbadebo has lost his polling unit to Sanwo-Olu in the March 18 governorship election.
After sorting and counting at the polling unit 045, Oshifila, Anifowoshe, Ikeja, the APC polled 29 votes while Labour Party polled 18 votes, with Olajide Adediran of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) coming a distant third with two votes.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) gathered that 421 voters were registered at the unit but only 50 were accredited.
In the house of assembly result, APC scored 34 while LP polled 15 votes.
Governorship election result in polling unit 045 in Lagos:
APC – 029
LP – 018
PDP – 02
Void – 1
House of Assembly result:
APC – 034
LP – 015
PDP – 01