Nigeria Election Result: Presidency Reacts As Saraki Loses Seat
The Presidency has reacted as the Senate President, Bukola Saraki lost his bid for reelection into the Senate.
MEDIANGR had reported that Saraki lost to Dr Yahaya Oloriegbe of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Saturday’s Senatorial election
Oloriegbe polled a total of 123, 808 votes to defeat the Senate President who scored 68, 994 votes in the four local governments of Kwara Central Senatorial District.
Reacting, Buhari’s aide, Bashir Ahmaad took to his verified Twitter page congratulating the APC candidate, Oloriegbe for defeating Saraki.
Alongside a picture of Buhari with Oloriegbe, He wrote: “Senate President, Sen. Bukola Saraki has lost his re-election bid to the Red Chamber to the ruling All Progressives Congress’s candidate Ibrahim Oloriegbe in all the four local councils in the senatorial district.
“Ó tó gé! Congratulations Senator-elect, Oloriegbe. Nigeria Decides.”
Also speaking on APC victory at senatorial seats and results in Ekiti, Ahmaad added “APC wins 3 Senate and 6 Reps seats in Ekiti State.
“Thank you, Ekiti for supporting President Muhammadu Buhari.”
In the result obtained by MEDIANGR from INEC’S office, Ado-Ekiti LGA, on Sunday afternoon, Buhari defeated his closest rival and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.