The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mr Thaddeus Attah of the Labour Party (LP) as the triumpher of the Eti-Osa Federal Constituency seat in the House of Representatives.
Prof Funmilayo Odukoya, who is the INEC Returning Officer, made the announcement on Sunday at the Collation Centre, Lagos State Model Nursery and Primary School, Marwa, Lekki 1.
Attah obtained with 24,075 votes, beating his counterparts, Mr Olubankole Wellington (Banky W) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who had 18,666 votes, and Mr Babjide Obanikoro of the APC, who had 16, 901 votes.
“That Thaddeus Attah of LP, having satiated the requisite of the law is hereby declared victor and is lower back elected; signed with the aid of me. Thank you so much, “ Odukoya said
She verbally expressed that different candidates obtained the following votes: Mr Oladehin Olufemi, African Democratic Congress, 1,422 votes; Mr Azeez Kabirat of Incipient Nigeria Peoples Party, 414 votes, and Mr Olasunkanmi Ololade, Convivial Democratic Party, 207 votes.
Earlier, there was once pandemonium between the birthday celebration retailers and INEC officers over the authenticity of the result, even afore it was once declared by way of capacity of the presiding officer.
The agents together with APC and PDP relucted to take delivery of the promulgation of effects until their complaints have been addressed.
Verbalizing with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the PDP agent, Mr Aderemi Adeshina, claimed that some voters had been disenfranchised in some polling devices in the LGA.
Adeshina, moreover claimed that outcomes recorded in some devices after the elections had been now not transmitted through the BVAS machine.
“We will now no longer acquire the result until any other election takes place in all the wards where we had been disenfranchised, “ he verbalized.
NAN critiques that safety outlets inclusive of the police and navy had been on the ground to verify and preserve security and placidity.