Nigeria’s Former Labour Leader Oshiomhole Wins Senate Seat

Nigeria’s Former Labour Leader Oshiomhole Wins Senate Seat (News Central TV)

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Adams Oshiomhole of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of Saturday’s election for Edo North Senatorial District in Edo.

Oshiomhole was the former National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress. He had previously served as the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress from 1999 to 2007 and the executive governor of Edo State, Nigeria from 2008 to 2016.

Nigeria’s Former Labour Leader Oshiomhole Wins Senate Seat (News Central TV)

The INEC Returning Officer, Prof. Benjamin Adesina, yesterday in Auchi announced Oshiomhole as the winner of the polls with 107,110 votes.

He defeated the incumbent Senator Francis Alimekhena of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 55,344 votes

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“Adams Oshiomhole of APC having scored the highest number of votes, is hereby declared as the winner of the election conducted on the 25th of February for Edo North Senatorial District,” Adesina said.

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