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APC’s Abiru Wins Lagos East Senatorial Bye-election (See Final LGA Results)

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The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Lagos East Senatorial bye-election, Tokunbo Abiru, has emerged winner of the poll held on Saturday.

Naija News reports that Abiru was announced the winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Abiru polled a total of 89,204 votes while Babatunde Gbadamosi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) secured 11,257 votes, leaving a margin of 77,947 votes.

Abiru defeated his opponent by a wide margin in all the five local government areas in the senatorial district.

The senator-elect was a former chief executive officer of Polaris Bank.

Recall that the bye-election was held following the death of Senator Adebayo Osinowo in June early this year.

Below are the results in all 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

Source: Naija News

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.