Abiru Returns As Senator, Representing Lagos East Senatorial District 

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– Hails Party Leaders, Supporters, Residents of Lagos East Senatorial District

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared Senator Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as the winner of the Lagos East Senatorial Election held on Saturday, 25th February,2023.

According to INEC,  Senator Abiru polled 178,646 votes to defeat his closest rival of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who scored 80,249 votes.

Declaring the results, INEC Returning Officer for the Lagos East Senatorial election, Prof. Simeon Adebayo Oladipo, said Abiru’s votes represent 61.4% of total valid votes cast.

His words: “Having satisfied the requirements of the law by winning majority of votes cast across the Senatorial District, Senator Abiru is declared winner and returned elected.”

The Presidential candidate of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu also showed significant strength in Lagos East Senatorial District, having polled 149,685 votes to defeat his closest rival of the Labour Party, LP, who scored 118,348.

As a result, Asiwaju Tinubu won with over 31,337 votes in the Lagos East Senatorial District.

Senator Abiru, according to a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Enitan Olukotun, wishes to thank all party leaders, supporters , well-wishers and the good people of Lagos East Senatorial District, who supported and stood solidly by him throughout the campaign period and on the day of election.

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