Reps Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila Wins Sixth Consecutive Term
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has won Saturday’s Surulere 1 federal constituency seat election for the sixth consecutive time under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Speaker polled 19,717 votes to defeat his closest opponent, Bosun Jeje of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), who scored 5,121 votes.
Femi Gbajabiamila expressed appreciation to his constituents for the confidence they have in him.
He also assured residents of the federal constituency of productive representation, assuring them that he will not disappoint them.
The reps speaker said he remained grateful to the people of Surulere 1 for giving him the sixth term mandate, noting that he would not disappoint them.
According to him, he would continue to work assiduously and bring more developmental projects to Surulere and beyond.
“I am immensely grateful to the people of Surulere for their overwhelming support. I do not take your support for granted.
“As your representative for the past 20 years, I have always protected your interest. I am proud of you as my constituents. I thank our teeming supporters, our Surulere APC leaders, party members, CDAs, and residents for their massive support.
“This victory is not mine alone. It is a victory for democracy. Surulere has made history by this sixth mandate given to me, which would definitely spur me to do more for you,” Gbajabiamila said.
Reports say Gbajabiamila was first elected to the green chambers in 2003 and has won elections in the subsequent five election cycles, including Saturday’s.
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