Bye-Election: Meet the Senator-elects and their predecessors

As political observers await the swearing-in of the elected Senators on the floor of the Red Chambers, OrderPaper, in this piece, OrderPaper profiles these lawmakers before and after joining politics. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday, 3rd February 2024 conducted some bye-elections as a result of the resignation or death of elected lawmakers and subsequent vacancies declared by the presiding officers of the National Assembly and the state houses of assemblies. In the...

Bye-elections – Laguda replaces Gbajabiamila

In the bye-election conducted today, Saturday, 3 February 2024, a total of 74 candidates contested for nine seats in the State and National assemblies. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has conducted and announced the results of nine bye-elections and 35 rerun elections across 26 states of the country. According to INEC, Fuad Laguda, a former chairman of the APC in Surulere Local Government, has emerged as the winner of the bye-election for Surulere Federal...

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