Lagos LG Poll Winners to Get Certificate of Return Today


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The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) yesterday said that it would present Certificate of Return to winners in last Saturday’s local government election today.

Spokesperson of LASIEC, Mr.Tope Ojo, disclosed this in chat with jounalists in Lagos.

Ojo said: “Our next responsibility now is to issue the Certificate of Returns based on what they (Operation and Logistics) Committee) sent to us from each local government.”

Speaking on pending results, he said: “That is the responsibility of the Returning Officers(ROs). The chairman has said that she didn’t want to be involved in the declaration of results because it is not her responsibility. We have ROs in each of those local governments who announced results. We don’t have anything with results.

“We don’t have much responsibility when it comes to the declaration of election results. The law is so clear.

“After those results have been declared, they (returning…

Source: Thisday Newspaper

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