2023 NASS Elections: Seven Parties Win Senate Seats, Eight Won Reps Seats

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday rolled out the results for last weekend national assembly elections.

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu in a press briefing at the weekend, disclosed that winners have been declared for 423 national legislative seats, while supplementary elections will be held in 46 constituencies.

“In the Senate, 98 out of 109 seats have been declared. So far, seven political parties have won senatorial seats while in the House of Representatives, 325 out of 360 seats have been won by eight political parties.

“In terms of party representation, this is the most diverse national assembly since 1999,” the INEC boss admitted.

Below is the summary of how the parties emerged:

Senate            

Party & Seats
APC 57
APGA 1
LP 6
NNPP 2
PDP 29
SDP 2
YPP 1

House of Reps

Party & Seats
ADC 2
APC 162
APGA 4
LP 34
NNPP 18
PDP 102
SDP 2
YPP 1

Prof. Yakubu also noted that Certificates of Return will be presented to Senators-elect on Tuesday 7th March 2023 at 11.00am at the National Collation Centre (the International Conference Centre), Abuja, while Members of the House of Representatives-elect will receive theirs the following day, Wednesday 8th March 2023, at 11.00am at the same venue.

“However, for effective crowd management, each Senator/Member-elect should be accompanied by a maximum of two guests. The comprehensive list of all members-elect will be uploaded to the Commission’s website shortly,” he said.

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