Updates As APC, PDP, Others Scuffle For Control Of LGAs In Lagos Election

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LAGOS JULY 22ND (NEWSRANGERS)-Various parties in Lagos state will today, July 22, battle for the control of the many local government areas and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the state.
The positions to be contested include chairmanship and councillorship positions in the 20 LGAs and 37 LCDAs.
The Lagos Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) earlier announced that the results of the election would be announced at the wards and local government collation centres.
LASIEC chairman Ayotunde Philips also said the commission will monitor developments at various collation centres and locations across the state.
A total of 12 political parties presented candidates for the chairmanship and councillorship positions in the election.
The parties include Accord Party (AP), Action Alliance (AA), Alliance for Democracy (AD), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), and Kowa Party (KP).
The rest are Labour Party (LP), United Democratic Party (UDP), United Progressive Party (UPP), National Action Council (NAC), and Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM).
Initially billed as a two-horse race between the ruling party in the state, the APC, and the PDP; the in-fighting within the two parties in the state has opened the window for the other contenders to give a shot at winning the race.
Accreditation and voting will take place simultaneously between 7.00 a.m. and 3.00 p.m., according to the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, LASIEC
The results of the chairmanship elections will be declared at the collation centre in each of the local councils, according to LASIEC, while that for councillorship elections will be announced at ward collation centres.

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