The Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) has declared Hon. Abosede Adeyemi as the winner of the just concluded Councillorship bye-election in Ilado Ward 10, Odogbolu Local Government Area of the State, having won with total votes of 939.
The bye-election was conducted to fill a Councillorship position which had been declared vacant after the demise of the former Councillor, Hon. Olufemi Taiwo.
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.
In his contribution, a member of the House of Representatives, representing Odogbolu, Ijebu-Ode, and Ijebu North-East, Local Government Area, Hon. Femi Ogunbanwo, Commended OGSIEC for a job well done, saying the election process was seamless, adding that voters came out en-masse to exercise their franchise.
He equally congratulated the Councillor Elect, urging her to see her victory as a call to serve and not for personal interest.
Speaking after the exercise, Chairman Odogbolu Local Government, Hon. Shuaib Ladejobi noted that “the election was highly commendable, the process was hitch-free and voters turned out in their numbers to vote”.
In his remark, the APC party Chairman in the Local government, Hon. Muyiwa Idowu, congratulated all party Chieftains for winning the bye-election in Ilado Ward 10 and appreciated OGSIEC for conducting a free and fair election.