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APC surrenders six reps seats in Lagos

2015-03-31 12:59

Lagos - The All Progressives Congress has lost five House of Representatives seats to the Peoples Democratic Party and a seat to the Accord Party in Lagos, Punch reports.

Investigations showed that most of the reps lost in Igbo- dominated local government areas.

Also read:Jonathan claims landslide victory in Rivers

In Amuwo Odofin local government, which has a very high Igbo population, especially in areas like Kirikiri, Satellite Town and FESTAC, the PDP candidate, Oghene Egboh, who is from the Niger-Delta, defeated Ganiyu Olukolu of the APC.

In Ajeromi/Ifelodun, which is one of the most densely populated areas in Lagos State and is home to Ajegunle (another Igbo dominated area), the PDP candidate, Rita Orji, who also hails from the South-East, defeated Taiwo Adenekan of the APC.

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