Fakazaking reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria’s electoral umpire, commenced the bye-elections across the affected 11 states in Nigeria at exactly 8:00 am on Saturday, December 5 amidst tight security.
The 11 affected states were the bye-elections took place are Bayelsa, Borno, Cross River, Enugu, Imo, Kogi, Katsina, Lagos, Nasarawa, Plateau and Zamfara
This online news platform understands that a total of 4,215,523 registered voters were eligible to participate in the bye-elections in 36 local government areas, 413 registration areas, 7,702 polling units, and 69,921 voting points.
The bye-elections took place in Bayelsa Central Senatorial District; Bayelsa West Senatorial District; Nganzai and Bayo constituencies in Borno State; Cross River North Senatorial District; and Obudu Constituency in Cross River.
Others are Lagos East Senatorial District; Kosofe Constituency II in Lagos State; Imo North Senatorial District; Plateau South Senatorial District; Bakura Constituency in Zamfara; and Ibaji Constituency in Kogi, north-central Nigeria.
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Below is the final bye-election results for all 11 states announced by INEC
Plateau Bye elections
APC wins Plateau south senate seat
Prof. Nora Dabu’ut, APC candidate, in the Plateau south senatorial by-election, has been declared the winner by INEC.
Results announced by INEC showed that Dabu’ut polled a total of 83,151 votes while George Daika, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rival, secured 70,838 votes.
Prof Dabu’ut , the first female academician defeated her opponent in 4 out of the six local government areas in the senatorial district while the PDP candidate, Daika, won in 2 local Government Areas.
BELOW ARE RESULTS OF ALL THE LGAs.
MARGIN OF WIN: 12,313.
Lagos Bye elections
APC’s Abiru wins Lagos east senate seat
Below are the results in all affected LGAs showing how Abiru won:
APC’s Obafemi Saheed Wins Lagos Assembly Seat
APC candidate, Obafemi Saheed, has been declared the winner of the Kosofe II State constituency bye-election by INEC.
Saheed polled 12,434 votes defeating Sikiru Alebiosu, his closest rival, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who secured 2,008 votes.
The total number of votes cast during the election was 15,124 as 361 were rejected. 15,133 voters were accredited for the election out of 280,251 registered voters.
Bauchi Bye elections
APC wins as former Speaker Yakubu Dogara delivers constituency
The ruling APC has won the Bauchi State Assembly Bye-election which held in the Dass Local Government Area of Bauchi state, northern Nigeria.
Professor Ahmed Mohammed of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, the returning officer of the election, while announcing the result, said the candidate of the APC, Hon. Bala Lukshi polled 12, 299 while his Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, counterpart, Lawal Wandi polled 11,062 votes.The INEC returning officer, therefore, said the APC candidate was returned elected having scored the highest votes.