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APC Defeats PDP In Ogun, Kaduna & Cross River Rerun Polls

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Kolapo Osunsanya, as the winner of a rerun election ordered by the Court of Appeal for the Ijebu-Ode/Odogbolu/Ijebu North East Federal Constituency of Ogun State.

Osunsanya defeated the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Taiwo Shote.

According to the Returning Officer in-charge of the election, Professor Charles Onwuka, of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Osunsanya in a rerun election held on Saturday in three local government areas polled a total vote of 25,959 votes to defeat Shote who had 21,911 votes.

Similarly, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) for Kagarko constituency of Kaduna State, Hon. Nuhu Goroh Shadalafiya winner of the re-run elections held in Kaduna on Saturday.

Goroh Shadalafiya, who is the former Deputy Speaker, Kaduna State House of Assembly polled 24,658 votes after the collated results were merged with INEC’s saved results to defeat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Hon. Morondia Tanko who scored 20,206 votes.

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Also in Cross river state, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mr Alex Egbonna of the All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of the House of Representatives election for Yakurr/Abi Federal Constituency in Cross River State.

The State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr Alalibo Johnson,
announced the result on Sunday at the collation center in Ugep, Yakurr Local Government Area.

He said that the APC candidate got 29,716 votes to defeat his closest opponent, Mr John Lebo of the Peoples Democratic Party, who secured 26,039 votes.