Sunday, March 10, 2019 8:30 am
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Ademorin Kuye as winner of Saturday’s House of Representatives election in Somolu Gederal Constituency.
The Returning Officer, Prof. Ola Aluko of the Urban and Regional Planning Department, University of Lagos (UNILAG) announced the result at the INEC collation centre in Somolu on Sunday.
Aluko said Kuye polled 28, 722 to defeat his closest rival, Mr Oluwaseyi Olowu, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who gathered 25,202.
“I hereby declare Kuye of APC, having satisfied the requirements of law and scored the highest number of votes, as the winner and he is returned elected.”
Aluko, on Monday, Feb. 25 had said that there was no clear winner yet in the election.