June 24, 2024

Odogbolu LGA Gets New Councillor In Recently Concluded Bye-Election

 

 

By JP Ashedzi

 

Recall that a bye-election was conducted to fill a Councillorship position which had been declared vacant after the demise of the former Councillor, Hon. Olufemi Taiwo.

 

In recent developments, the Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) has declared Hon. Abosede Adeyemi as the winner of the bye-election in Ilado Ward 10, Odogbolu Local Government Area of the State, having won with total votes of 939.

 

The exercise took place in seven polling units including: In front of Ilado Social Club, Sibadewa Ilado; St. Luke Primary School, Imodi Ijasi; Odosenlu Market, Odosenlu; Open Space at Aba Tiwa Aba Soobo; Open Space Akio; St. John Anglican Primary School, Ilado and Town Hall, Imodi Ijasi all in Ward 10 of the Council Area.

 

Speaking after the declaration of the winner, Chairman, OGSIEC, Mr. Babatunde Osibodu expressed satisfaction at the success recorded by the electoral umpire, attributing it to adequate planning and due process by the Commission ahead of the bye-election.

 

Represented by one of the commissioners in the Commission, Mrs. Gbemi Onasanya, the Chairman, congratulated the newly elected Councillor, Hon. Abosede Adeyemi, for emerging victorious in the bye-election.

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