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How Presidency Reacted As Saraki Loses Senatorial Seat




The Presidency has mocked Senate President Bukola Saraki as he lost his bid for reelection into the Red chambers of the National Assembly.

Naija News had reported that Saraki lost to Dr Yahaya Oloriegbe of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Saturday’s Senatorial election

Oloriegbe polled a total of 123, 808 votes to defeat the Senate President who scored 68, 994 votes in the four local governments of Kwara Central Senatorial District.


Reacting in a post on Twitter, Buhari’s aide, Bashir Ahmad congratulated the APC candidate, Oloriegbe for defeating Saraki.

Alongside a picture of Buhari with Oloriegbe, He wrote: “Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki has lost his re-election bid to the Red Chamber to the ruling All Progressives Congress’s candidate Ibrahim Oloriegbe in all the four local councils in the senatorial district.

“Ó tó gé! Congratulations Senator-elect, Oloriegbe. Nigeria Decides.”


Also speaking on APC victory at senatorial seats and results in Ekiti, Ahmad added “APC wins 3 Senate and 6 Reps seats in Ekiti State.

“Thank you, Ekiti for supporting President Muhammadu Buhari.”