Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Tribunal affirms senator Solomon Adeola's victory

The National Assembly & State House of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, has affirmed that the candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the 2019 National Assembly election for Lagos West Senatorial District, Senator Solomon Olamilekan Adeola (Yayi), was the winner of the Senatorial election and was duly elected.

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Chairman Senate Committee on Finance, Senator Solomon Adeola, in the election had polled a total of 323,817 votes to emerge the winner. He defeated his closest rival Gbadebo Rhodes, of the Peoples Democratic Party, who had 243,516 votes.

The judgment by the Tribunal and the dismissal of the petition by his opponent today affirms that the lawmaker was the authentic winner among the 10 candidates in the February 2019 election and duly elected.

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