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Breaking: Saraki loses senatorial seat to APC

Senior Reporter



Nigerian Senate President, Sen. Bukola saraki, has lost the kwara central senatorial seat after suffering defeat in all four local councils to his APC rival, Ibrahim Oloriegbe.

Sen. B.Saraki currently represents the Kwara Central senatorial district in Ilorin, Kwara state.

Below are the results from the four local councils in the senatorial district announced by INEC sunday evening.

Ilorin West LG
APC 51, 531
PDP 30,075

Ilorin South LG
APC 26, 331
PDP 13, 013

Ilorin East LG
APC 30, 014
PDP 14, 654

Asa LG
APC 15, 932
PDP 11, 252

Total valid votes: 196055
Rejected votes: 8865
Total votes cast:  204920
Total registered voters: 578210
Accredited voters: 209248

Total Votes

PDP- 68,994

With this defeat, the senate president won’t be returning to the house on expiration of his current senatorial tenure, the commission is expected to officially declare ibrahim the winner of the senate seat soon.

Details to follow….

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