APC’s Olafemi Saheed wins Lagos House of Assembly bye-election

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Candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Olafemi Saheed has been declared winner of the Kosofe State ii supporters constituency bye election.

The APC candidate had 12, 434 votes overcoming his nearest rival, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sikiru Alebiosu who had 2,008 votes.

The political race result was reported by Professor Iyiola Oni, from the branch of topography, University of Lagos (UNILAG), the returning official for Kosofe State ii supporters.

The House of Assembly bye-election in Kosofe State ii constituency became necessary after the death of former House of Assembly member, Tunde Buraimoh. The deceased formerly represented the constituency and unfortunately died of COVID-19 in July.

The total number of vote cast at the election was 15, 124 as 361 were rejected. 15,133 voters were accredited for the election out of 280,251 registered voters.

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