- The APC reportedly loses to the PDP in Ajara ward, Badagry, in the presidential and National Assembly elections
- The PDP defeats the APC with 2,318 votes, while the APC gets 2,294 in Ajara ward where Babatunde Hunpe, special adviser on environment to Lagos state governor comes from
- Hunpe, who is APC’s candidate for Badagry constituency in the House of Representatives, however, defeated his PDP opponent, Seyon Hunyinbo, in the ward
Babatunde Hunpe, special adviser on environment to Lagos state governor, reportedly failed to deliver his Ajara Ward, Badagry, in Saturday, February 24 presidential and National Assembly elections.
His political party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), lost to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), garnering 2,294 votes against the latter’s 2,318 votes, in the presidential poll in the area, The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Hunpe, who is APC’s candidate for Badagry constituency in the House of Representatives, however, defeated his PDP opponent, Mr Seyon Hunyinbo, in the ward.
He won with 2,780 votes as Hunyinbo got 1,681 votes.
Also, APC’s candidate for the senatorial seat in the area, Olamilekan Adeola, polled 2, 271 votes to defeat PDP’s Gbadebo Rhodes, who scored 1,873 votes in the ward.
In neighbouring Apa ward, APC scored 1,246 votes in the presidential poll as against 1,059 polled by PDP.
Collation of other results are ongoing in other wards and areas in the state as at 4 p.m.
Meanwhile, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Amobi Akintola, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of Iwo/Ayedire/ Ola-Oluwa federal constituency of Osun in the Saturday, February 23, National Assembly election.
Prof Rufus Adesoji, who is the returning officer, said Amobi scored 29,229 votes, The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Adesoji said that Mudasir Lukman, the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) came second with 21,608 votes.
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