Desmond Elliot Re-elected As Lagos Lawmaker



Desmond Elliot
Desmond Elliot

Nigerian actor, Desmond Elliot has been re-elected as lawmaker representing Surulere 1 constituency in Lagos house of assembly.

MDB gathered that the All Progressives Congress candidate polled 17,837 votes to defeat his closest rival, Adebayo Bode of Labour Party who polled 7,822 votes.

This would be Desmond Elliot’s third term in Lagos state house of assembly.

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Below is the result.

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Reading to his win, the lawmaker wrote on Instagram,

“Thank you Surulere,
I commend the worthy effort given
by other candidates in orher parties:
Hon Thompson (PDP)
Mr Olumide Oworu (LP)
Mr Bode Adedayo (LP)
I’m glad for the youthful zest you put into the campaign
Please I am more than willing to work with you and share ideas on how to make our dear constituency a better place.
I pledge to give my utmost best at giving succor and relief to my constituents to the best of my Legislative ability
Thank you Thank you Thank you
Suru wa a lere ooo”


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Festus Keyamo Congratulates Desmond Elliot, Says ‘He Defeated The Children’
Festus Keyamo

Festus Keyamo, the spokesperson of the Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has congratulated Desmond Elliot for winning Surulere 1 constituency seat.

Labour Party supporters, popularly known as Obidients, had vowed to vote for Oworu to defeat Desmond Elliot.

The lawmaker had on his Instagram page posted a video of his visit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, thanking him for his support towards the state assembly election.

He described Gbajabiamila as his father, mentor, leader, and speaker of the nation.

Reacting to the clip, Keyamo on Twitter wrote, “Congratulations, Desmond Elliot. You prevailed over ‘these children’ at last.

Watch the video below.


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