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APC’s Tokunbo Abiru Wins Lagos East Senatorial Bye-Election



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

Independent National Electoral Commission made the announcement on Sunday morning, stating that Abiru obtained a total of 89,204 votes

While, the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi, secured 11,257 votes.

The APC candidate won with a wide margin in all the five local government areas in the senatorial district

See results in all LGAs:


APC: 17,728

PDP: 2,067


APC: 22,213

PDP: 1,826

Ibeju Lekki

APC: 16,336

PDP: 937


APC: 19,204

PDP: 3,766


APC: 13,723

PDP: 2,661

Read Also: Lagos East Bye-Election: ‘I Was Rigged Out’ – Gbadamosi Cries Out

The announcement was made few hours after Babatunde Gbadamosi condemned the results released by INEC in the Saturday exercise, describing it as “manipulated”.

He said;

The election was manipulated and I was clearly rigged out.

However, he made the claim before the electoral body announced the full results of the election, where Abiru floored the PDP candidate.

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