The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has been re-elected for the sixth consecutive term for Surulere 1 Federal Constituency of Lagos State.

According to the official result declared by the returning officer, Prof. Virgy Onyene at the Surulere local government office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Gbajabiamila of the All Progressives Congress polled 19,717 votes to defeat his closest rival Bosun Jeje of the Peoples Democratic Party who scored 5,121 votes .

The Surulere born lawyer was first elected into the House of Representatives in 2003 and has served in various capacities as Minority Whip, Minority Leader -Opposition Leader, Majority Leader and now Nigeria’s Speaker.


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