Senators-elect get certificates of return, promise pro-people laws
Written by Taiwo Adekola on March 8, 2023
The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, as at today, issued Certificates of Return to winners of the February 25, 2023 senatorial election.
The INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, presented the certificates to the senators-elect at the National Collation Centre, Abuja.
During the weekend, Yakubu said winners were declared for 423 legislative seats, indicating that supplementary elections would be conducted in 46 other constituencies.
The elected legislators are 98, as seven parties won in the Senate.
The members-elect for the House of Representatives are expected to receive their Certificates of Return on Wednesday at the same venue.
In terms of party representation for the 10th Assembly, the INEC chairman said the APC won 57 Senate seats; the PDP, 29; LP, six; SDP, two; NNPP, two; YPP, one; and APGA, one.