2023 elections: APC sweeps presidential, other polls in Iponri Estate, Lagos

2023 elections

It was a clean sweep for all the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as the ruling party won the presidential and National Assembly elections (2023 elections) conducted on Saturday at Ward G3, PU 019, Iponri Estate, located in the Surulere area of Lagos State.

Our correspondent, who was at the polling unit, reports that the APC had an appreciable margin of victory over other political parties.

At polling unit 19, located at Block 57 in Iponri Estate, there were 384 registered voters but only 130 voters were accredited for the presidential, Senate and House of Representatives.

Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the APC presidential candidate, polled 65 votes, while his closest challenger was Peter Obi, the candidate of the Labour Party, who garnered 40 votes.

Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), got three votes, and Omoyele Sowore, the African Action Congress (AAC), secured one vote.

A total of 21 votes were declared void in the presidential election at the polling unit.

For the House of Representatives Surulere Federal Constituency I election, Femi Gbajabiamila, the APC candidate and current Speaker of the House of Representatives, garnered 101 votes, while his closest challenger was Bolaji Jeje, who polled 12 votes.

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) got three votes, while Accord Party secured two votes. Three votes were recorded as void.

Regarding the Senate, the APC polled 97 votes, the PDP garnered eight (8) votes, and the Young Progressives Party (YPP) got seven votes.

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) and the SDP got three and two votes, respectively, while the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) got one vote.

Nine votes were recorded as void votes in the Senate poll.

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