Ninth House of Reps: APC has 211 members, PDP 111

The Peoples Democratic Party has won 111 seats in the House of Representatives, compared to a majority of 211  seats clinched by the All Progressives Congress.

According to the list of the ninth House of Representatives  members-elect on the website of the Independent National Electoral Commission, the All Progressives Grand Alliance will have six members;  the Action Democratic Congress, three; the Action Alliance, two and the Peoples  Redemption Party, two members.

The African Democratic Party, the Allied Peoples Movement and the Social Democratic Party  won a seat each.

In Plateau State, INEC said that it would  conduct a run-off in Langtang South Constituency after a winner could not emerge during last Saturday’s poll.

But  the commission said the APC won in 15  constituencies, while the PDP secured eight seats.

It was observed that the winner for the Langtang South  Constituency was not included in the list released by INEC.

When contacted, INEC Head of Voter Education in the state, Mr Osaretin Imahiyereobo, explained that there were problems with the results for the Lantang South.

He  added  that the  commission would  conduct a run-off in the Langtang South.

The INEC official also disclosed that a bye-election would soon be conducted to replace the winner for Pengana Constituency in Bassa Council Area of the state, Mr Ezekiel Afou, who died shortly after he was declared winner of  last Saturday’s  poll on the platform of the APC.
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