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NASS 9th Assembly: APC 61 PDP 33 YPP 1 so far (Know your Senator)



•11 seats yet to be declared •Three inconclusive
WITH 61 seats won by its candidates at last Saturday’s National Assembly election, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is set to maintain dominance in the Ninth Senate.
The number will give the APC numerical strength in the Red Chamber. It will also enjoy a simple majority.
It will, however, not afford the APC the luxury of a two-third majority in the upper chamber.
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won 34 of the seats announced as at the close of yesterday. The Young Progressive Party (YPP) won a senatorial seat in Anambra State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the election in four senatorial districts inconclusive. It was yet to announce the results from 11 senatorial zones as at the time of going to press last night.
There are 109 seats in the upper chamber of the National Assembly. They are made up of three senators from each of the 36 states. The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has one slot.
The APC won all the 20 of the 21 slots from the Northwest which has 21 slots. The result of the remaining zone was yet to be declared as at yesterday.
It won in 13 of the 18 slots in the Southwest. The PDP clinched three seats and the election in the other two senatorial zones was declared inconclusive by the electoral umpire.
Also in the Northeast, the APC clinched 13 slots. The PDP won three. One was inconclusive.
In the Southsouth, the PDP won 15 of the 18 senatorial seats, leaving two to the APC. One was yet to be declared.
The PDP won seven seats in the Southeast. The APC took two. The results from four were yet to be declared and one inconclusive. The YPP won one slot.

In the Northcentral, the APC won 10 seats as against PDP’s four. The results from three districts were yet to be declared and one was inconclusive.
WHO IS WHO in the RACE FOR Senate
SOUTH WEST
  • LAGOS
Senator Oluremi Tinubu (Central) – APC
Senator Adeola Solomon (West) – APC
Bayo Oshinowo (East) – APC
  • EKITI
Prince Dayo Adeyeye (South) – APC
Opeyemi Bamidele (Central) – APC
Bunmi Adetunbi  (North) – APC
  • OYO
Kolawole Balogun (South) – PDP
Teslim Folarin (Central) – APC
Abdulfatah Buhari (North) – APC
  • OSUN
Ajibolan Bashiru (Osun) – APC
Adelere Orilowo (West) – APC
Francis Fadahunsi (East) – PDP
  • ONDO
Senator Robert Ajayi Boroffice (North) APC
(South) –  Incoclusive
Ayo Akinyelure (Central) PDP
  • OGUN
Ibikunle Amosun (Central) – APC
Tolu Odebiyi (West) – APC
Lekan Mustapha (East) – APC
NORTHWEST
  • KANO
Malam lbrahim Shekarau (Central) APC
Alhaji Kabuki lbrahim Gaya (South) APC
Mallam Barau Jibrin (North) APC
  • KADUNA
Uba Sani (Central) APC
Suleiman Abdu Kwari (North) APC
Danjuma La’ah (South) APC
  • KATSINA
Kabir Barkiya (Central) APC
Bello Mandiya (South)   APC
Ahmed Baba-Kaita (North) APC
  • GOMBE
Danjuma Goje (Central) APC
Saidu Alkali (North) APC
Amos Bunus (South) APC
  • JIGAWA
Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia (Northeast) APC
Danladi Sankara (Northwest) APC
Senator Muhammed Sabo Naku (Central) APC
  • SOKOTO
Aliyu Wamakko (North) APC
Abdulahi Ibrahim Gobir (East) APC
Abubakar Shehu Tambuwal (South) APC
  • ZAMFARA
Abdulaziz Yari (West) APC
Tijani Yahaya Kawa (North) APC
Yet-to-be (announced) Central
  • KEBBI
Ibn Na’Allah (South) APC
Adamu Aliero (Central) APC
Yaya Abdulahi (North) APC
NORTH EAST:
  • ADAMAWA
Aishatu Dairu Binani (Central) APC
Ishaku Cliff (North) PDP
Bino Yero   (South) PDP
  • BAUCHI
Haliru Jiga (Central) APC
Lawal Yahya (South) APC
Court to decide candidate (North) APC
  • BORNO
Kashim Shettima (Central) APC
Ali Ndume (South) APC
Abubakar Kyari (North) APC
  • TARABA
Emmanuel Bwacha (South) PDP
Two yet to be announced
  • YOBE
Ibrahim Gaidam (East) APC
Ibrahim Bomoi (South) APC
Ahmed Lawan (North) APC
SOUTH EAST:
  • ABIA
Theodore Orji (Central) PDP
Orji Uzor Kalu (North) APC
Yet to be declared (South)
  • ANAMBRA
Ifeanyi Uba (South) YPP
Two others yet to be declared
  • EBONYI
Sam Egwu (North) PDP
Michael Ama Nnachi (South) PDP
Obinna Ogba (Central) PDP
  • ENUGU
Ike Ekweremadu (West) PDP
Chimaroke Nnamani (East) PDP
Chuka Utazi    (North) PDP
  • IMO
Rochas Okorocha (West) APC
North (inconclusive)
East (yet to be declared)
SOUTHSOUTH
  • AKWA IBOM
Bassey Albert (North East) PDP
Christopher Ekpeyong (Northwest) PDP
Akon Eyak (South) PDP
  • BAYELSA
Donye Diri (Central) PDP
Lawrence Ewrujakpor (West) PDP
East (yet to be announced)
  • CROSS RIVER
Dr Sandy Onor   (Central) PDP
Senator Rose Oko (North) PDP
Senator Gershom Bassey (South) PDP
  • RIVERS
Thompson George Sekibo (East) PDP
Betty Apiafi     (West) PDP
Parry Mpigi     (South-East) PDP
  • DELTA
James Manager (South) PDP
Ovie Omo-Agege (Central) APC
Peter Nwaobochi (North) PDP
  • EDO
Mathew Urhoghide (South) PDP
Clifford Ordia (Central) PDP
Framcis Alimikkhena (North) APC
NORTH CENTRAL
  • BENUE
Orker Jev (Northwest) PDP
Abba Moro(   ) PDP
Gabriel Suswam (   ) PDP
  • KOGI
Oseni Yakubu (Central) APC
East (inconclusive)
Dino Melaye (West) PDP
  • KWARA
Oloriegbe Yahya Ibrahim (Central) APC
Lola Ashiru (South) APC
Umar Sadiq (North) APC
  • NASARAWA
Umaru Tanko Al-Makura (South) APC
Senator Abdullahi Adamu (West) APC
Godiya Akwashiki (North) APC
  • NIGER
Aliyu Shabi Abdullah (North) APC
Mohammed Bima (South) APC
Mohammed Sani Musa (East) APC
  • PLATEAU
Not yet announced
  • FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY
Philip Aduda (PDP)

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