PDP wins House of Reps election in Ajeromi-Ifelodun LGA

PDP members celebrating their victory in Ajeromi-Ifelodun LGA, Ajegunle, Lagos

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) on Monday declared  Mrs Rita Orji, candidate of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP) House of Representatives election, as the winner representing  Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government Area, Ajegunle, Lagos.

The Returning Officer of the Registration Area, Dr Akinleye Oludiran, an Associate Professor of the Economics Department, University of Lagos, declared Mrs Orji as winner after duly counting the votes cast.
Oludiran publicly counted the votes before representatives of the various parties that contested, before declaring the winner.

 “This election was conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and this is the declaration of result of the election to the membership of the Federal House of Representatives.

 "I, Dr Akinleye Oludiran, hereby certify that I am the returning officer for the Ajeromi-Ifelodun House of Representatives election held on March 28, 2015.

“I certify also that the election was contested and that the candidates from the following political parties received the following votes, “ PPA- 60; APC-29,566; NNPP-80; CPP-0; LP-110;NPPP-50, COWA-114; AA-26; APA-16; APGA-11; PDM-2; ACPN-11;MMAD-78, and the PDP-46,789.

“I certify that the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party having satisfied the requirement of the law, and scored the highest number of votes is hereby declared the winner and is returned elected.”