#NigeriaDecide: Desmond Elliot Re-elected Into Lagos State House of Assembly

Popular Nigerian actor cum politician has won his re-election back into the Lagos state house of Assembly for Surulere I constituency. Desmond who was attacked on his way to his polling unit yesterday, March 9th, came victorious in the just concluded election. Desmond who vied under the All progressive Congress flag polled 15,357votes, while his major opponent Benjamin Olasunkanmi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled3,628 votes as he came second. The returning officer for the state, Dr Bolajoko Dixon-Ogbechi from the University of Lagos, made the declaration at the Surulere Local Government Collation Centre in Lagos where she said: ”Desmond Olusola Elliot of APC having satisfied the requirements of the law and scored the highest number of votes is hereby declared winner and is returned elected”. Photo Credit: Getty

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