Senator Gbenga Ashafa has been beaten to the candidacy of the Lagos East APC Senatorial ticket after losing to four-term Lagos House of Assembly member, Bayo Osinowo.
Ashafa, who has spent three(3) terms as Senator representing his district lost by a wide margin to Osinowo.
Remi Tinubu also emerged unopposed at Lagos Central while Solomon Adeola(Yayi) also emerged victorious at Lagos West Senatorial district.
Announcing the results in Ikeja, Lucky Imasuen, chairman of the committee, said the primary elections were conducted for the three senatorial seats, 24 house of representatives and 40 state house of assembly seats.
Imasuen said Oluremi Tinubu, who was unopposed, polled 89,494 votes to emerge the candidate for Lagos central senatorial district and Solomon, the incumbent senator, emerged winner with 378,906 votes as against the 1,179 votes scored by Kayode Opeifa and Areago Olopade’s 1,275 votes.
Imasuen, a former deputy governor of Edo state, added that with 247,743 votes, Osinowo defeated Asafa who polled 20,385 in the primary election.
Imasuen stated the details of the house of representatives and state house of assembly primaries results were ready and that they would be released later.