The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Nollywood star, Desmond Elliot, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), winner of the Surulere1 state Constituency election in Lagos State.
She said that Elliot emerged winner with 15,357 votes, while Mr. Benjamin Olasunkanmi, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) came second with 3,628 votes.
According to her, Mr. Shitta-Bey Oluwarotimi of Alliance for Democracy (AD) came third with 116 votes, Mr Dawodu Oluwaseyi of Accord Party came fourth with 65 votes while Mr Makanjuola Olaseni of YP came fifth with 59 votes.
Dixon-Ogbechi stated that the total number of registered voters in the constituency was 134,939, accredited voters was 20340, valid votes – 19,357 while the total number of rejected votes was 973.
“So, the total number of votes cancelled in the affected areas were
4,091,” she said