BREAKING: INEC Declares Desmond Elliott Winner Of Surulere I Lagos State Constituency Election

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INEC Declares Desmond Elliott Winner Of Surulere I Lagos State Constituency Election

 

 

INEC has declared as the winner of Surulere I State Constituency Election.

 

Ejes Gist News reports that the member of the Lagos State House of Assembly representing Surulere I State Constituency Election has won reelection to a third term.

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The Returning Officer for the election, Dr. O. J. Fenuga, made the declaration in the early hours of Sunday.

 

 

 

That Elliott Olushola of APC having satisfied requirements of the law is hereby declared winner and is returned elected,” Fenuga said.

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According to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Elliott won with 17,837 votes in a landslide victory.

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His nearest rival, Adebayo Bode of the Labour Party (LP), polled 7,822 votes, while Thomson Sulaimon of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) received 1,045 votes.

 

In an interesting revelation, the INEC listed Bode as the LP candidate for the election, not the 28-year-old Nollywood actor, Olamide Oworu, who campaigned to unseat the incumbent.

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The landslide victory is a huge approval rating of Elliott by his constituents after he suffered attacks on social media by critics who said he belittled their struggles during the infamous EndSARS protests.

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