Abiru wins Lagos East senatorial election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Senator Tokunbo Abiru of the All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of the Lagos East Senatorial election held on Saturday.

The results declared by the INEC Returning Officer for the Lagos East Senatorial election, Prof. Simeon Adebayo Oladipo, showed that Abiru polled 178,646 votes to defeat his closest rival of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who garnered 80,249 votes.

Senator Abiru’s votes represent 61.4% of the total valid votes cast.

Having satisfied the requirements of the law by winning majority of votes cast across the Senatorial district, Senator Abiru was declared winner and returned elected.

Senator Abiru wishes to thank all party leaders, supporters , well-wishers and the good people of Lagos East Senatorial District who supported and stood solidly by him throughout the campaign  period and on the day of election.

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