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Gbenga Ashafa  Knocked Out of Senatorial Race

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ADEBARE AKINWALE

Prominent Lagos politician, Senator Gbenga Ashafa lost his third term bid to return to the Senate.

He was defeated by Bayo Osinowo, a four-term member of the Lagos State House of Assembly.

Accordingly, the result was announced on Saturday by the All Progressive Congress electoral committee of National Assembly and State assembly

Furthermore, the senatorial primaries initially held on Thursday,4th Oct. 2018.

However, it was cancelled and rescheduled because of some challenges.

Gbenga Ashafa was elected into the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as the ACN candidate from Lagos East in April 2011.

He was inaugurated as a second-term senator representing the Lagos East Senatorial District in the 8th Senate June 2015.