Lagos - Akin Orebiyi, the Lagos State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), on Sunday lauded the conduct of the political parties in the just-concluded state elections.
"The parties displayed tremendous maturity during the polls.
"Never mind the few skirmishes here and there, but on the whole, we can say that the political class deserved an accolade," he said during the collation of the election results at INEC office in Yaba.
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"In four years time, there would be considerable improvement in the attitude of the political class."
Sixteen parties participated in the governorship and state assembly polls.
Orebiyi, however, said there was still room for improvement in the conduct of future elections.
According to him, the commission will continue to improve on the process.