APC's Age-Suleiman Replaces LP's Doherty At Lagos Assembly

APC's Age-Suleiman Replaces LP's Doherty At Lagos Assembly

  • Hon. Rauf Age-Suleiman has been sworn in as a lawmaker to represent Amuwo-Odofin Constituency 2 at the Lagos State House of Assembly.
  • The APC lawmaker replaced Olukoya Doherty of the Labour Party who was sacked by the Court of Appeal.
  • With Age-Suleiman's oath of office, the ruling APC now has 39 members in the House with just one LP lawmaker

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Lagos state, Ikeja - Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, has sworn in Hon. Rauf Age-Suleiman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a lawmaker representing Amuwo-Odofin Constituency 2 at the Lagos State House of Assembly.

Age-Suleiman took the oath before other lawmakers just before the presentation of the 2024 budget by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday, December 13.

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APC's Age-Suleiman replaces LP's Doherty at Lagos assembly
Lagos Speaker, Obasa swears in APC's Age-Suleiman as Amuwo-Odofin Constituency 2 lawmaker Photo Credit: Eromosele Ebhomele, chief press secretary to Obasa
Source: UGC

Eromosele Ebhomele, chief press secretary to Obasa, disclosed this in a statement sighted by Legit.ng.

With this oath, Age-Suleiman has replaced Olukoya Doherty of the Labour Party who was recently sacked by the Court of Appeal.

Speaker Obasa said that with the oath of office, the ruling APC now has 39 members in the House.

He urged the lawmaker to cooperate with his colleagues and constantly remember those who he represents. Obasa also congratulated the governor, the APC and the people of Amuwo-Odofin.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said the ruling APC won 38 out of the 40 seats in the Lagos House of Assembly polls in the state.

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Mrs Adenike Tadese, INEC’s Head of Department Voter Education and Publicity, said this in a statement on Tuesday, March 21, in Lagos.

It said that the Labour Party clinched the last two seats of the 40-member Lagos Assembly. Labour Party’s Foluke Osafile and Tunde Fashina clinched Amuwo-Odofin Constituency I and II seats as their party made inroads into the Lagos House of Assembly.

Lagos Speaker Obasa speaks on rejected commissioner-nominees

Obasa declared that the assembly would not be threatened or intimated following its rejection of some commissioner-nominees submitted by Sanwo-Olu.

Obasa added that there were plans by some people to attack him and other lawmakers over the Lagos assembly’s decision to reject some of Sanwo-Olu’s commissioner-nominees. R

Source: Legit.ng

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