Election Results: You will be disgraced – Fani-Kayode to Melaye for walking out at the collation centre

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Fani-Kayode To Melaye

Sequel to the collations of Nigeria’s general election results that started yesterday in Nation Confrence center Abuja by INEC Dino Melaye, a former senator from Kogi West, was made fun of by Femi Fani-Kayode, a spokesman for the Bola Tinubu-Shettima All Progressives Party, APC, presidential campaign, for leaving the national collation center in Abuja.

Melaye and PDP presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, according to Fani-Kayode, would be disgraced.

Regardless of whether Melaye was present at the collation center, he pointed out, the election results would be declared.

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Melaye of the PDP and Chief Emeka Ihedioha, a former deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, organized a strike by several political parties at the national collation center in Abuja.

They complained to INEC about the way the election results were announced.

Melaye had received a warning from INEC Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu not to be “disruptive” of the collation process. For openness and accountability, the PDP leader had requested that the results announcement be posted first on the INEC results viewing platform (iReV).

This was revealed by the former governor of Ekiti in a tweet that he published on his verified Twitter account on Monday night.

Meanwhile BlendNG News reporter journalised that Fayose the former Ekiti State Governor has urged Atiku Abubakar to Admit defeat and move to Dubai.

In another reports Tinubu was declared the winner in Jigawa over Atiku and Peter Obi by INEC while Atiku takes a lead in Yobe to defeat Bola Tinubu and Peter Obi

Reacting, Fani-Kayode tweeted: “Walking out does not mean you will escape disgrace at the polls. Whether you are there or not the results will be announced.

“You have LOST. Face it. Tell ur boss to lick his wounds, bury his head in shame & go back to Dubai forever. Stop crying like a baby that has soiled itself.”

reacting to the Lagos presidential report Tinubu urged that the election’s results not be a cause of agitation in a statement issued hours after Obi was declared the winner.


Oyo State Speaker Debi Ogundoyin wins Ibarapa East Constituency again

The serving speaker of Oyo State Mr. Debo Ogundoyin a 36 years old from Ibarapa state house constituency has won his seat again in the just concluded yesterday 18 March, 2023 state house election.

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The serving speaker of Oyo State Mr. Debo Ogundoyin a 36 years old from Ibarapa state house constituency has won his seat again in the just concluded yesterday 18 March, 2023 state house election.

Mr Adebo Ogundoyin, has been re-elected to represent Ibarapa East State Constituency in the Assembly.

Ogundoyin of the PDP received 10,039 votes, which was enough to defeat 12 other candidates, according to the Returning Officer, Prof. John Oladeji, who made the announcement of the election results on Sunday in Ibadan.

In his announcement, Prof.John said APC candidate, Aderounmu Adeolu, got 7,111 votes while the Accord Party candidate, Oladeni Tunde scored 2,724 votes.

He declare that “Ogundoyin having scored the highest number of votes in the Ibarapa East State Constituency election is hereby declared the winner of the election,” he said .

In his response to the result ,the re-elected speaker Mr Debo can’t hide his joy and feeling for the people of his constituency and said

“Our people have spoken with their votes. It is their victory, it is their decision.
“The people of Ibarapa East state constituency have given us their mandate once again hence I am overwhelmed and happy.

Mr Debo Ogundoyun becomes the first youngest politician who has emerged as winner for thee second term to the position of state house speakership in the history of Oyo state politics

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Tinubu seeks to establish a government of national unity

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Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the president-elect, Tinubu seeks to establish a government of national unity. This decision was made ahead of today’s meeting with the National Assembly members-elect scheduled at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The actions were ultimately taken to soothe frayed nerves across the nation and bring the populace together after the presidential election, the result of which is viewed as contentious in some circles.

It was discovered that the President-elect is already willing to zone the Senate presidency of the upcoming 10th National Assembly to the South East in order to allay concerns about perceived or actual inequality among the populace.

Despite their political preferences in the last elections, a dependable source who wished to remain anonymous told Vanguard that Tinubu has sworn to do everything in his power to ensure that all regions of the country are included in his new government.

The longtime Tinubu acquaintance further claimed that there will be no racial or ethnic prejudice in Tinubu’s cabinet.

He continued by saying that it was on the agenda for the meeting with the National Assembly’s incoming members.

According to him, Tinubu had already told a few of his protégés who were elected senators to start looking for a South-Easterner to serve as the next Senate President.

“Tinubu shopping from the South-East for Senate President”

It should be remembered that the South-East delivered six senators for the ruling APC despite the Labour Party’s “Obidient” wave in the region.

According to the source, Bola Tinubu, Senator Kashim Shettima, his running mate, APC senators, and members-elect of the House of Representatives would meet behind closed doors at State House in Abuja today to discuss the direction of the ruling All Progressives Congress, or APC.

“For the balance of power, our President-elect realizes that every region must be supported in order to have a rancorous administration, and the South East is very important to him.

For the interests of equity, fairness, and justice, he has confided in us his pledge to support the election of a Senate President from the South East, upholding the status quo and a feeling of inclusivity.

The South East was instructed to “In 2019, they said the South East had no ranking senator but in 2023, there’s no excuse because the South East, despite the massive votes they gave to the Labour Party still voted for six APC senators, some of whom are ranking lawmakers.

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Oyo Guber Poll : Tension In Labour Party As Chairman Endorses Makinde As Their Candidate to vote for

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Gov Seyi Makinde Am Not Afraid Of Losing 2023 Election

The apparent support of Governor Seyi Makinde has caused yet another controversy for the Labour Party chapter in Oyo State.

Sodiq Atayese, who is the chairman of the Labour Party in Oyo state and some chieftains in the state had allegedly endorsed the governor Seyi Makinde .

In Ibadan over the weekend, the party’s chairman and his colleagues made the news.

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Despite his party having its own gubernatorial candidate, he urged party members to support Makinde in the election on March 11.

But, Tawfiq Tayo Akinwale, the party’s candidate for governor, condemned the reported endorsement as terrible in his response.

Akinwale claimed that he was much shocked to learn of the apparent endorsement in a statement that was obtained by Blend News reporter on Monday. “I want to thank each of you for your tenacity and support thus far. With your help and prayers, we have been able to get this far, and with God’s grace, our efforts will be rewarded with electoral victory.

“It is with great shock that I received this information and I totally dissociate myself from and outrightly condemn such a callous move.

“I, Tawfiq Tayo Akinwale hereby declare and reemphasize that I did not and will not step down for any candidate or party be it outgoing Seyi Makinde or any other person.

“I want to advise anyone planning to sell out the struggles, efforts, resources, time, and sweats of many of my ardent supporters and lovers of the Labour Party to quickly cancel such plans to avert the anger of God upon them,” he said.

Blend News gathered that thousands of members of LP are currently at the crossroads over who to support during the forthcoming gubernatorial election due to what is currently happening in the party.

With the alleged endorsement and the counter reaction by the gubernatorial candidate, our correspondent learnt that many of the members of the party are currently in disarray.

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