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Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker, Dr Mudashiru Obasa
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Lagos Speaker, Obasa Wins House of Assembly Seat for 6th Time

Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, has won Saturday’s House of Assembly election held in Agege State Constituency 1.

Obasa, who contested on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC) polled 17,214 votes to defeat his closest challenger Raheem Rasaki Alabi of the Labour Party (LP) who polled 3,933 votes to emerge second, while the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate came third with 1,609 votes.

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Candidate of the ADC, Kafayat Morenikeji came fourth with 62 votes, while Olubunmi Michael of SDP scored 55 votes and Odusami Oladipupo of ADP got 51 votes.

According to the INEC’s Returning Officer, “Obasa Mudashiru of APC, having satisfied the requirement of the law is hereby declared the winner and is returned elected.”

With his victory, Hon. Obasa is elected as a lawmaker representing Agege Constituency 1 for the sixth time.

Comrade James Ezema is a veteran journalist and media consultant. He is a political strategist. He can be reached on +2348035823617 via call or WhatsApp.

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