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#NigeriaElections2023: Ajibola Basiru, senate spokesperson, loses seat to PDP

#NigeriaElections2023: Ajibola Basiru, senate spokesperson, loses seat to PDP
February 26
17:50 2023

Ajibola Basiru, lawmaker seeking another tenure to represent Osun central senatorial district on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has lost the election.

Basiru is the spokesperson of the senate.

According to NAN, Ibrahim Usman, a returning officer of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), announced the results on Sunday. 

Usman said Fadeyi Olubiyi, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), won the election which held on Saturday.

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Olubiyi polled 134,229 votes to defeat Basiru, who scored 117,609 votes.

In another development, Adewale Muruf of the PDP won the Osogbo federal constituency election.

Isiaq Egbewole, INEC returning officer, said Muruf polled 71,677 votes to defeat Abosede Ogo-Oluwa of the APC, who scored 58,992 votes.

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