Bolaji Muse-Ariyo of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged the winner of Oshodi/Isolo local government chairmanship position.
Ariyo polled a total of 8, 429 votes to defeat his closest contender from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adeola Williams, who scored 3928 votes.
The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) Returning Officer, Abari Ajibola, declared Ariyo the winner of the election having scored the highest number of votes.
Ajibola said, ”As the returning officer of this election, I have the mandate to declare the result of the election and the winner as returned.
“By the virtue of the power conferred on me, I, Abari Jamiu Ajibola certified that I was the local government Returning Officer for the election held on July 22, 2017 for Oshodi/Isolo Local Government.
“The election was contested and won.
“The candidate of APC, Mr Muse Ariyo Bolaji Idris received the total votes of 8,429 followed by Mr Adeola Saheed Williams of the PDP who scored 3, 928 while the third on the list, is Mr Kazeem Lanre Aregbe of the LP who scored 896.
“That, Mr Muse Ariyo Bolaji Idris of APC is hereby declared the winner of the Chairmanship election of Oshodi/Isolo Local Government.”
In his reaction , Oloyinde Moruf, the Party Agent of the Labour Party (LP) expressed satisfaction with the polls and congratulated the winner.