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Gbajabiamila re-elected for 6th time as House of Reps member


Gbajabiamila re-elected for 6th time as House of Reps member

By Jennifer S Kuwanta

The speaker house of representatives House of Reps election for Surulere Federal Constituency was won by Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, who is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The result was announced by Prof. Virgy Oneyene, the INEC Returning Officer for the House of Representatives election in the constituency, at INEC’s collation center in Surulere on Sunday at 6:04 p.m.

Gbajabiamila received 19,717 votes, while Mr Bolaji Jeje of the Peoples Democratic Party came in second with 5,121 votes. The other candidates and their vote counts are as follows: Mathew Idowu of the Social Democratic Party (838 votes), Benedicta Uba of Zenith Labour Party (660 votes), Ademola Oshinaya of New Nigeria Peoples Party (623 votes), and Lumumba Savage of Party A (337 votes).

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“At the end of voting, Femi Gbajabiamila of APC has satisfied the requirements of the law and scored the highest number of votes and is hereby declared the winner and is returned elected,” she said.

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