INEC issues by-election, rerun winners certificates

The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Wednesday, issued Certificates of Return to winners of Saturday’s rerun and by-elections conducted in 26 states across the country.

Seven political parties won seats in both the National Assembly and state Houses of Assembly.

The presentation of certificates was done by INEC national commissioners representing each of the states where the rerun and by-elections were conducted.

The senators-elect, who received their Certificates of Return at the INEC headquarters in Abuja, were Prof. Anthony Okorie of the All Progressives Congress (Ebonyi South Senatorial District, Ebonyi); Pam Dachungyang, Plateau North Senatorial, Plateau (Action Democratic Party); and Musa Mustapha of APC of Yobe East Senatorial District, Yobe.

The members-elect of the House of Representatives who got their Certificates of Return were Ifeanyi Ozokwe, Nnewi North/Nnewi South/Ekwusigo Federal Constituency (YPP -Anambra); Clara Nnabuife of Orumba North/Orumba South Federal Constituency, (YPP-Anambra).

Others were Ehindero Babatunde, Akoko North East/Akoko North-West Federal Constituency (Ondo- APC), and Daniel Ago, Jos North/ Basa Federal Constituency (Plateau- LP).

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