Nigeria, April 23 -- The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State has inaugurated a committee consisting of 15 members to set modalities and guidelines for its next local government elections.

The committee is led by the deputy governor of the state, Obafemi Hamzat, and the state secretary of the party as the scribe.

This development was confirmed by the party's publicity secretary, Seye Oladejo, in a statement on Friday.

The election is scheduled to hold on July 24 for offices of Chairmen, Vice Chairmen and Councillors in the 20 Local Government Councils and 37 Local Council Development Areas of the state.

The state's party chairman, Tunde Balogun, enjoined the committee members "to swing into action with the statutory e...