Lagos Bye-Election Holds On Saturday
The Lagos State bye-elections to elect Ifako Ijaye federal Constituency representatives into the lower chamber of the National Assembly has been scheduled by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to hold on Saturday, December 3 2016.
It is expected that movement will be restricted in Ifako-Ijaiye Ojokoro axis during the election.
Earlier, INEC had cleared six political parties and their candidates for the Ifako Ijaiye Federal Constituency vacant seat.
The commission disclosed this in a statement issued by its Secretary, Augusta Ogakwu recently.
The parties and candidates cleared to contest the vacant Ifako/Ijaiye seat of Lagos state in the House of Representatives are Akinwunmi Olaitan of the All Progressives Congress (APC) , and Babatope Akinyele of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Others are Ajiboye Olorunnisomo of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Yusuf Fatai of the Action Alliance (AA), Adebayo Akanbi, Alliance for Democracy (AD) and Olugbenga Owolabi of the African Democratic Congress (ADC).
The seat became vacant following the death of the member who represented the constituency in the house, Adewale Oluwatayo, in July.
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