The Lagos State Government on Thursday, re-affirmed its commitment to hold the forthcoming Local Council elections this year. Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Muslim Folami disclosed this at the ministerial press briefing in Alausa, Ikeja, in commemoration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s first year in office. Gov. Ambode Folami spoke alongside the Special Adviser to the Governor on Community and Communications, Mr. Kehinde Bamigbetan. According to the commissioner, the state government was aware of the court cases filed against the continued delay in conduct of the council polls. “But I can assure you that the elections will hold this year,” he said. This came barely few weeks after the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, LASIEC, completed its stakeholders’ meeting to sensitize residents on the matter.
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