The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) on Tuesday announced date for local government Election into offices of Chairman,Vice Chairman and councillors in the state.
The Chairperson of the commission, Justice Ayotunde Phillips (rtd), said election into the 20 Local Government Councils and 37 LCDAs in Lagos State will hold July 2021.
She assured that the commission is committed to conducting a free, fair, credible and inclusive election adding that the statutory notice will be published soon.
The current chairmen were sworn in by former governor Akinwunmi Ambode on 25 July 2017 for a four year term.
Their tenure will expire in July this year.
The announcement of the impending election by LASIEC comes as the political juggernauts in the state assembled for a meeting at the Lagos House, Marina.
The meeting was called by the National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, according to a notice sent out by APC Lagos chairman, Alhaji Tunde Balogun and Governor’s Advisory Council(GAC) secretary Alhaji Mutiu Are.