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BREAKING: INEC declares APC’s Abiru winner of Lagos East senatorial bye-election

 


The candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Tokunbo Abiru, has emerged victorious in the Lagos East senatorial bye-election conducted in the state on Saturday.



The Independent National Electoral Commission announced that Abiru obtained a total of 89,204 votes to defeat his closest opponent, Babatunde Gbadamosi of the Peoples Democratic Party.


Gbadamosi secured a total of 11,257 votes to emerge second.


Abiru won in all the five local government areas in the senatorial district.


Candidates from 12 political parties are contesting in the Lagos East Senatorial bye-elections while eight candidates are contesting the Kosofe Constituency II, Lagos State House of Assembly by-elections.



The contestants for the senatorial election are Muyiwa Adebanjo, Action Alliance; Ms Mercy Adeoye, African Action Congress, and John Kome, African Democratic Congress.


Others are Adebowale Ogunlaru, Action Democratic Party; Adetokunbo Abiru, All Progressives Congress; Olusola Babatope, Allied Peoples Movement; Mrs Florence Trautman, Labour Party; and Ms Adijat Lawal, New Nigeria Peoples Party.


They also include Babatunde Gbadamosi, Peoples Democratic Party; Akin Olukunle, National Rescue Movement; Saheed Aluko, Social Democratic Party and Taiwo Temitope, Young Progressive Party.



The eight contestants for the Kosofe Constituency II bye-election are John Akerele, AA; Sadiq Olawale, AAC; Wasiu Saheed, APC; Adekunle Oladapo, LP; Muyideen Agoro, NNPP; Ademorin Adelaja, NRM; Sikiru Alebiosu, PDP and Mrs Mary Abojeh, ADC.


The two bye-elections became necessary following the demise of the former occupants who were members of APC.



See results in the five LGAs:


Shomolu


APC: 17,728



PDP: 2,067


Epe


APC: 22,213


PDP: 1,826


Ibeju Lekki


APC: 16,336


PDP: 937


Ikorodu


APC: 19,204


PDP: 3,766


Kosofe



APC: 13,723


PDP: 2,661


Bibiyobra: Sunday, 6 December 2020 at 12/06/2020 10:02:00 am

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