Nigeria Election: Senate President, Bukola Saraki loses senatorial seat to APC’s Oloriegbe

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, lost his Kwara Central Senatorial District election to Ibrahim Oloriegbe of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

This was announced by the Returning Officer, Professor Olawale Olatunbosun, announced this on Sunday shortly after collating the results of the election in the zone.

According to him, Oloriegbe polled a total of 123,808 votes to defeat Senator Saraki of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 68,994 votes.

A breakdown of the results of the elections conducted revealed that the Senator-elect defeated the Senate President in all four local government areas in Kwara Central senatorial district.

They are – Asa, Ilorin South, Ilorin West, and Ilorin East LGAs.

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The PDP got a consolation with the victory of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, in Bauchi State.

Source: ChannelsTV

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