By Okunade Adekunle, Lagos
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mr James Owolabi, the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of Ifako-Ijaye Federal constituency of Lagos State in the Saturday’s National Assembly election.
Prof. Smith Jaja, who is the returning officer, said Owolabi scored 34, 204 votes.
Jaja said that Mrs Fatimah Mohamed the Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) came second with 18, 271 votes.
“That Owolabi of APC having satisfied the requirements of the law and score the highest number of votes is hearby declare as the winner and is returned elected,” he said.
Others were ADC 290 votes, PPN 147 votes and AD 178 and UPP 119 out of the 49,056 total votes cast.
Owolabi would be replacing Mr Nurudeen Akinwunmi, the incumbent Federal House Representatives members at the constituency.
INEC also declared the Senatorial election result which revealed that APC candidates Senator Solomon Olamilekan defeated PDP Mr Gbadebo Rhodes by polling 34,560 votes against 17, 680.
In the Presidential election, incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, of APC defeated Alh. Atiku Abubakar of PDP by polling 33, 419 votes against 18,100 at the constituency level.