8th December, 2014
Sen. Oluremi Tinubu on Monday picked the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket for the Lagos Central Senatorial District at the party’s primary election.
NAN reports that Tinubu is presently representing the senatorial district at the senate.
Mr Kehinde Akinola, the Chairman of the Electoral Committee, who declared the winner, said that a total of 2,428 votes were cast during the election, out of which 2,379 were valid.
Akinola said that Tinubu had 2,354 votes while her opponent, Mr Odutola Adetokunbo, had 25 votes.
He said that there were 49 invalid votes.
Addressing journalists, Tinubu commended the delegates and the people of the constituency for the confidence they had in her.
She described the victory as a “debt” that would be paid back through quality representation at the senate.
NAN reports that Adetokunbo and his agents were not at the venue when the result was announced.
The election started by at about 1:00p.m and ended at about 5:40p.m. at the Landmark Centre, Oniru Estate, Victoria Island.