Nigeria’s Senate President Bukola Saraki lost one of the four local governments in the Kwara Central Senatorial District in Saturday’s National Assembly elections.
Saraki, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lost in Asa local government to APC’s Ibrahim Oloriegbe.
In the official results announced at the INEC office on Sunday for Asa Local Government, Saraki’s PDP scored 11, 252 votes. Oloriegbe, the APC candidate polled 15,932 votes.
The returning officer gave the number of registered voters as 73,425, while accredited voters are 29,023.
There are four local governments in the senatorial district including Asa, Ilorin West, Ilorin East and Ilorin South local governments. The other three local governments were not ready Sunday afternoon.
Results of other three local governments are being awaited as at time of report. f