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.
Philips while in a meeting with electoral stakeholders said the monitoring will be achieved through reports sent to the election support centre at the headquarters of LASIEC by filed officers of the commission.
This are the updates and happening around Lagos LGAs:
7.52 am – Premium Times reports that officials of INEC are present in Ward D Opebi in Onigbongbo Local council.
Also arrangement of election materials by supervisors are in progress as they (the supervisors) have promised that accreditation will commence immediately.
8.11 am – Rain, flood takes over Lagos mainland as Island remains cloudy ahead of LG polls
8.12 am – Security officials have also barricaded the roads in Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos state.
You can watch this short video of the flooding in Lagos Mainland below: