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INEC presents certificate of return to Saliu Mustapha as Senator-elect

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented the Certificate of Return to Saliu Mustapha as Senator-elect for Kwara Central Senatorial district.

Mustapha who is also the Turaki of Ilorin Emirate received the certificate alongside other elected Senators on Tuesday at International Conference Centre, Abuja.

It would be recalled that Saliu, who was the candidate of All Progressives Congress
polled 109,823 votes to defeat his main challenger, Bolaji Abdullahi of the Peoples Democratic Party.

The Turaki of Ilorin also won in the four local government areas in the Senatorial district, defeating the former Minister with a difference of 40,675 votes.

Bolaji Abdullahi garnered 69,148 votes to emerge second while Dr Ridwan Apaokagi of the Social Democratic Party came distant third in February 25 election.

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