Wednesday May 12, 2021 9:39 AM

Lagos by-Election: INEC issues Certificate of Return to Obafemi Saheed

Nigeria’s electoral referee, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented Certificate of Return to the winner of last Saturday’s bye-election in Kosofe Constituency II in Lagos, Obafemi Saheed

Saheed contested under the platform of the All Progressive Congress, APC and he won convincingly.

The certificate of Return was given to him, by Mr. Sam Olumekun, INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC),

Ahile presenting the certificate, he advised Saheed to to live up to expectations and not to let the people down.

Olumekun said that INEC had done its best in conducting a free, fair and credible election into the vacant seat without fear or favour.

Acccording to Olumekun, INEC has has continued to improve in the conduct of elections across the country and will maintain the standard.

In his words, Saheed expressed happiness and vowed never to disappoint his constituents.

“The people of my constituency have done their bit, they have voted in the best candidate.

“I will represent them well by initiating motions that will affect them positively in the areas of security, education, environment and empowerment.

“It is a call for selfless service. They voted for the best and they should expect the best,” he said

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