The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Sunday, declared Gbolahan Ogunleye and Abiodun Aro of the All Progressives Congress(APC) the winners of Lagos State House of Assembly elections in Ikorodu Constituency 1 and 2, respectively.
Monday Ubangha, Returning officer for the Ikorodu Constituency 1, while declaring the results at about 8:30 a.m. at INEC collation centre in Ikorodu, said Mr Ogunleye polled 37, 341 votes to beat his closest rival, Adetokunbo Osho of the Labour Party (LP), who scored 8,915 votes.
According to him, nine political parties contested Ikorodu Constituency 1 seat.
The returning officer said the election was contested, and the candidates recorded the following votes; AA-56, AAC-50, ADC-696, ADP-105-, APC-37, 341, LP-8,915, NNPP-194, PDP-2,886 and SDP- 46
Declaring the results of the Ikorodu Constituency 2, the Returning Officer, Afolabi, said the APC candidate polled 26,920 votes to defeat his closest rival, Olaide Adetula, candidate of the LP, who polled 3,526.
“I, Folasade Afolabi, hereby certify that I am the returning officer of the 2023 Ikorodu constituency 2 State House of Assembly election.
“That the election was contested among 10 political parties, and candidates received the following votes; AA-24, AAC-45, ADC-107, ADP-66, APC-26,920 BD -15, LP-3,526, NNPP-33, PDP-1505 and SDP-05.
“That Aro Moshood Abiodun of the APC, having satisfied the requirements of the law, is hereby declared the winner and returned elected.”