SARAKI DEFEATED IN HIS LOCAL GOVERNMENT BY APC

The Senate president Bukola Saraki has been defeated in his Ilorin West local government area of Kwara state by the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The candidate of the APC, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq defeated the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the local government in the March 9 governorship election in Kwara All Progressives Congress (APC) has floored the Senate President Bukola Saraki in his Ilorin West local government area, The Nation reports.

Continentour.com.ng gathers that the APC candidate polled 55, 287 while his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, Razak Atunwa, got 25,583. APC also won in Pategi local government area with 18, 109 and PDP 2,578.

Others are Kaiama APC- 14,829, PDP- 3,386 and Ekiti local government area APC polled 7,938 while scored 3,950.

Meanwhile, Continentour.com.ng previously reported that Oluremi Tinubu, wife of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, allegedly asked voters to show their hands and get money after she was besieged by a crowd after casting her vote on Saturday, March 9.

The senator-elect cast her vote at Polling Unit 034, Falomo Police Barracks IV, Ikoyi, Lagos.

Mrs Tinubu, while addressing the crowd which made monetary requests, said: “Show me your hand, get the money.” Speaking in a mix of pidgin English, Yoruba and Itsekiri languages, the lawmaker, however, said she was not into vote-buying.

She implored the people to go to the polling booth and cast their votes. Mrs Tinubu, while speaking specifically to a certain Charles Nnamani, an Igbo man, reportedly complained that during the February 23 presidential election, Igbos in Lagos did not vote for President Muhammadu Buhari.

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