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Official: Saraki Not Returning to Senate, He Loses Senatorial District


It is now certain that Senate President Bukola Saraki will not return to the Senate in the next dispensation.
This is as he lost in all of the local governments in his Kwara Central Senatorial District in Saturday’s National Assembly elections.
The local governments are Asa, Ilorin South and Ilorin East. The fourth local government is Ilorin West, the Senate President own local government.
Result announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission Sunday evening showed that in Ilorin West, APC polled 51,531 while the PDP polled 30,075.
The number of registered voters were 224,494, while accredited voters were 91,130.
The commission will officially announce the winner of the Senate seat. But based on the announced results, Saraki has effectively been removed from the Senate.

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