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LAGOS swears in new local government chairmen today

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The newly elected Local Government Chairmen in 20 Local Government Councils and 37 Local Council Development Areas in Lagos state will be sworn in today by the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode at Adeyemi Bero Hall, Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja. Also to be sworn in today are the Vice Chairmen of the Local Authorities.

The Chairmen, Vice Chairmen and Councillors were given their certificate of returns yesterday , by the Chairman of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, Justice Ayodele Phillips .

The ruling party in the state, All Progressive Congress ( APC), won all the chairman seats in the 20 Local Government Councils and 37 Local Councils Development Areas but lost seven out of the 377 councillors seat to PDP and Accord Parties.

The councillor seats won by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), are Ward C, Agege LGA, Ward A, Itire Ikate LCDA, Ward D, Ikorodu LGA and Ward A, Oriade LCDA.

While the councillors seat won by Accord party include Ward E, Agege LGA, Ward D, Ikosi Isheri LCDA and Ward E, Somolu LGA.

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