Former Lagos state commissioner for finance, Tokunbo Abiru, and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Lagos east senatorial bye-election, has been declared winner of the election .
Going by the results announced by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Abiru gathered a total of 89,204 votes while Babatunde Gbadamosi, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rival, secured 11,257 votes, leaving a votes difference of 77,947 votes.
From the results, Tokunbo Abiru defeated his opponent by a wide margin in all the five local government areas in the senatorial district.
Epe, Ibeju-Lekki, Kosofe, Shomolu and Ikorodu are the five local government areas in Lagos east.
Below are the official results in all LGAs:
Abiru, a former chief executive officer of Polaris Bank, had resigned his position to contest the election following the death of Adebayo Osinowo, former occupant olf the office in June.