#LagosDecides2019 : Nollywood Actor Cum Lawmaker Desmond Elliot Emerges Winner Of Surulere I Constituency
The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Nollywood star, Desmond Elliot, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, as winner of the Surulere 1 state Constituency election in Lagos State.
The Returning Officer, Dr. Bolajoko Dixon – Ogbechi from the University of Lagos , made the declaration on Sunday at the Surulere Local Government Collation Centre in Lagos.
She said Elliot emerged winner with 15,357 votes, while Mr . Benjamin Olasunkanmi, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, came second with 3,628 votes .
“ That Desmond Olusola Elliot of APC , having satisfied the requirements of the law and scored the highest number of votes, is hereby declared winner and is returned elected. ”