By: Okunade Adekunle
The lawmaker representing Oshodi/Isolo Constituency 1 at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Olusola Sokunle, has expressed satisfaction with the way and manner the electoral process was conducted yesterday, applauding the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), for the effective conduct of the election.
Sokunle stated that despite the weather condition the electorate still came out enmasse to decide through voting who they want as their Council leaders, saying that the behavioural of voters yesterday was an indication that Lagosians appreciate the good work of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.
The lawmaker opined that with the outcome of the local government election, it shows that the people of Lagos is in strong democratic tie with the APC government in the state, stressing further that it will be hard for any opposition party to wrestle power from the Ambode led government.
“Yesterday’s voting behaviour by the electorate tells us that no opposition party can wrestle power from APC in Lagos come 2019. It shows Lagosians appreciate Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s efforts in ensuring that the dividends of democracy are felt by all Lagosians.”
He assured Lagosians of the continuous delivery of dividends of democracy by Governor Ambode, saying that the House of Assembly would continue to support the Governor through making laws that would encourage good governance in the state.