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Mr Adedamola Kasumu, the incumbent lawmaker representing Ikeja Constituency 2 in the Lagos State House of Assembly has won the APC ticket at the party’s primaries to run for the third term.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the primary election was held at Oluwaleyimu Youths Sports Center, Ikeja, on Friday amid tight security.
25 ad-hoc delegates drawn from ten wards in the constituency were accredited and voted.
Announcing the result after the election, the Returning Officer, Mr Ewosho Oladunjoye declared Hon. Adedamola Kasumu the winner of the primaries having polled 20 votes.
According to him, Hon. Adedamola Kasumu scored 20 votes, Mrs Abimbola Oshikoya scored two votes, Mr Boluwatife Kamarudeena one vote, one void while other Aspirants was nil.
Other Aspirants who contested with the incumbent are, Mrs Abimbola Osikoya, Mr Taiwo Oluwaseyi, Mrs Dolapo Oshoffa, Kamarudeen Boluwatife.
The Returning Officer said the process was peaceful , free and fair.
Addressing the journalists, Kasumu dedicated his victry to God and also thanked the delegates for their support and ensuring victory at the poll.
“I thank all the party leaders, party faithful and the people of Ikeja Constituency 2 for standing by me.
“I promise not to let them down while they be expecting more dividends of democracy, quality representation and more service to the people, ” he said
Kasumu urged the other aspirants to come together as one and work for the betterment of the party and the people.
He said: “In APC, there is no winner or loser, we are all one.
NAN reports that the ruling part is holding its House of Assembly and House of Representatives’ primaries across the 40 state constituencies and 24 federal constituencies in the state.
The primary was conducted under the heavy presence of security personnel and watch of the officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Party members, family and friends besieged the venue of the primaries to congratulate the candidate.