By Mustapha Salisu
The All Progressives Congress, APC has retained its majority position in the recently concluded National Assembly elections on Saturday, February 25.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, today released the breakdown of results with winners declared for 423 National Assembly seats.
However, supplementary elections will be held in 46 constituencies.
According to the INEC chairman, Prof. Yakubu Mahmood, “98 out of 109 Senate seats have been declared. In the House of Representatives, 325 out of 360 seats have been decided”
“While In the Senate, the All Progressives Congress, APC, controls 57 seats. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, now has 28, and Labour Party, LP, has six” he said.
The House of Representatives is also dominated by APC with 162 seats, while PDP has 102, and LP controls 34.
The INEC chairman described the 10th Assembly as the most diverse since 1999.