Nigerians Decides 2019 Election

APC Wins Kwara South Senatorial Election

By Hammed Shittu in Ilorin
The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Lola Ashiru, was on Sunday night declared the winner of the Kwara South Senatorial District election held on Saturday.
The Returning Officer for the election, Prof. Sylvia Malom, while declaring the result at the Irepodun Local Government Secretariat in Omu-Aran, said Ashiru polled 89, 704 to emerge winner.
Sen. Rafiu Ibrahim, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, who was Ashiru’s closest rival in the election, polled 45, 176 votes.
Malomo said Ashiru having scored the highest number of votes in the election was declared winner and returned elected.

Saraki Loses Senate Seat
By Hammed Shittu in Ilorin
Senate President Bukola Saraki has lost Kwara Central Senatorial Seat to the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Dr. Yahaya Oloriegbe.
In the latest result announced by the INEC collation officer on Sunday night, Saraki polled 30,075 votes against Oloriegbe’s 51,531 votes in Ilorin West local government area, the last of the four local government results announced.
The APC candidate defeated the Senate President in all the four local governments in Kwara Central senatorial district.
In Ilorin South Local Government, Oloriegbe polled 26,331 votes while Saraki polled 13,031votes.
In Asa local government area, APC scored 15,932 votes while PDP got 11,252.
The election result for Ilorin East local government council declared by the INEC collation officer, Professor Mufutau Ijaya, showed that APC polled 30,014 votes while PDP got 14,654 votes.

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