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Bye-Election: APC’s Abiru Win Lagos East Senate Seat

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has declared candidate of All Progressive Congress(APC), Tokunbo Abiru as the winner of the Saturday Lagos East Senatorial Election.

According to the results announced by electoral umpire, Abiru polled a total of 89,204 votes while his closest rival  Babatunde Gbadamosi, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), secured 11,257 votes, leaving a wide  margin of 77,947 votes.

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

Epe, Ibeju-Lekki, Kosofe, Shomolu and Ikorodu are the five local government areas in Lagos east.

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

Abiru was the former chief executive officer of Polaris bank and resigned in June to contest the election after the death of Adebayo Osinowo(Pepperito), former occupant of the seat

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