By-Election: Bariga Local Council, Lagos wins polling unit

By Joy Abalaka

Chairman of Bariga Local Council Development Area in Lagos, Kolade Alabi has delivered his Polling Unit for the All Progressives Congress, APC Senatorial candidate, Tokunbo Abiru.

Alabi, the National President of the All Local Governments Association of Nigeria, ALGON, ensured APC’s candidate polled 55 votes to defeat the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Babatunde Gbadamosi, who came a distance second with 5 votes at Awofodu Ward, Polling Unit 017, Bariga, Lagos.

The candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP got one vote.

Alabi said he and members of the APC are on course to deliver Bariga LCDA for Abiru.

According to him, the people in Bariga appreciated the APC’s intervention programmes in the areas of road infrastructure, health care services, education and poverty alleviation programmes, hence were out to respond with votes for the ruling party.

He said more democratic dividends would come the way of the residents.


A journalist by profession and I have been in active practice for so many years. A graduate of Political Science from University of Abuja. Maried with four children.

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