Connect with us

Politics

Gbajabiamila wins APC Reps ticket for 6th time in Lagos

Published

on

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Friday won the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket in Surulere 1 Federal Constituency for the sixth time.

He was returned unopposed in the primary election held at Akerele Primary Health Centre, Surulere.

The election began with accreditation of 30 ad-hoc delegates drawn from nine wards in the constituency at 3:08.p.m.

A representative of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr. Ganiyu Adeyinka, who supervised the election, declared Gbajabiamila the winner of the exercise.

READ ALSO: Gbajabiamila demands review of campaign laws in Nigeria to reduce ‘flow of money’

He said the speaker polled 30 votes as the sole contestant for the ticket.

Gbajabiamila was elected into the House of Representatives in 2003

He served as the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives in the Seventh National Assembly.

He was elected the Speaker of the House in 2019.

Join the conversation

Opinions

Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Investigations