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2019 Election

Lagos Speaker Obasa Wins Re-election



The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday declared candidates of the All Progressives Congress winners of the two House of Assembly constituencies in Agege area of Lagos State.

The NAN reports that the results were declared at the INEC office in Orile -Agege at about 9.00 a.m.

The Returning Officer for Agege Constituency 1, Prof. Olufemi Saibu, said that Mudashiru Obasa of the APC polled 17,434 votes, to beat his closest rival, Tahid Muade of Peoples Democratic Party, who scored 4, 743 votes.

“I, Prof. Olufemi Saibu of the University of Lagos, hereby certify that I was the Returning Officer for the Agege state Constituency 1 election held on March 9, 2019.

“That Obasa Mudashiru of the All Progressives Congress, having satisfied the requirements of the law and scored the highest number of votes, is hereby declared the winner and returned elected,” he said.

The returning officer said that a total number of 24,219 votes were cast in the election in Agege Constituency 1, with 1,374 rejected votes and 22, 845 valid votes.

Also, Anthony Adebayo, the Returning Officer of Agege House of Assembly Constituency 2, declared Ogundimu Oluyinka of APC the winner.

He said that Ogundimu polled 19,489 votes, followed by Adebiyi Olanrewaju of the Peoples Democratic Party, who scored 3,479 votes.

Adebayo said that a total of 24,408 votes were cast with 784 votes rejected and 23,624 votes valid.

Source: Naija News

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