APC's Laguda records massive win in Surulere bye- election


Faud Laguda of APC

By Ayorinde Oluokun

Faud Laguda, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of Saturday’s by-election in Surulere Federal Constituency I, Lagos.

According to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Laguda garnered 11,203 votes in the election to massively defeat his closest challengers Adeola Adebanjo of Labour Party, LP and Jerry Afemighie of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,

According to results declared by the Returning Officer for the bye-election, Prof Simeon Adebayo, the LP and PDP candidates scored 240 and 278 votes respectively.

The Surulere Federal Constituency 1 seat became vacant following the appointment of Femi Gbajabiamila who won the election conducted into the constituency on 18 March 2023 as chief of staff by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

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See the full results below

APC- 11, 203

PDP – 278

LP – 240

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