Ambode formally declared Lagos Governor-elect

Ambode formally declared Lagos Governor-elect

Sunday, April 12, 2015 11:47 pm

ambode: declared governor-elect

ambode: declared governor-elect

In the final figures released by Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission, the All Progressives Congress Sunday won governorship elections in the economic capital Lagos, fighting off a tough challenge from outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan’s party.

Akinwunmi Ambode took 811,994 votes in the key battleground state, beating out Jimi Agbaje of the Peoples Democratic Congress (PDP), who won 659,788 votes. 

The state’s Collation Officer, Prof. Isaac Adewole, the Vice Chancellor of University of Ibadan, said Ambode won in 14 local government areas, while his PDP rival clinched six local councils.

Professor Isaac Adewole,  middle, declares the result

Professor Isaac Adewole, middle, declares the result

” Ambode having polled the highest number of votes cast in the election and satisfied the mandatory 25 per cent requirement in all the local governments is hereby declared elected as governor of the state,” Prof. Adewole said.

Full results of the two parties: 

                                               APC                                     PDP

IBEJU LEKKI                        14,696                               11,292

Lagos Island                         34,232                               16,111

Badagry                                27,086                               22,664

Ajeromi Ifelodun                  42,954                              52,596

Eti-Osa                                 28,082                                24,486

Mainland                             31,836                                 26,889

Ikeja                                   33,178                                    26,419

Amuwo Odofin                   26,349                              35,168

Oshodi Isolo                       42,835                              43,904

Ifako Ijaiye                         46,485                          26,898

Epe                                      31,498                            13,425

Ikorodu                             52,061                        35,259

Apapa                                 22,169                         19,486

Surulere                           51,404                         54,202

Mushin                            60,220                          38,620

Agege                                46,909                          32,885

Ojo                                31,910                               34,693

Kosofe                      53,890                               40,253

Alimosho                   90,558                              67,480

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