Senate spokesperson, Basiru, loses reelection



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The Senate spokesperson, Ajibola Basiru, running on the platform of the All Progressives Congress lost his reelection bid, as the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Olubiyi Fadeyi, was declared winner of the election. Fadeyi was elected, having polled 134,229 votes, while Basiru garnered 117,609 votes.

The results as announced by Ibraheem Usman, the collation officer for Osun Central Senatorial District in Osogbo on Sunday, also indicated that the Labour Party candidate, Oyebode Babalola, got 2,292. Also for Osogbo Federal Constituency, PDP’s Monruf Adewale with 71,677 votes was returned elected, defeating Abosede Kasumu of the APC, who got 58,992 votes.