The Special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on digital and new media Mr Tolu Ogulesi has reacted after it was confirmed by INEC that Labour Party already has 40 members in the incoming National Assembly in Abuja.
Many Labour Party candidates in last Saturday's election have been declared winner by INEC, after defeating their opponents.
INEC has already announced 98 winners out of possible 109 Senators, and six Labour Party candidates have been announced as the winner.
Professor Mahmood Yakubu also revealed that 325 out of 360 House of Representatives members have been announced, and Labour Party has 34 members among the winners.
Prior to Saturday's election, Labour Party has no member in the national assembly, but they now have 40 members in the incoming NASS.
10th National Assembly
Labour party 6
10th National Assembly (House of Reps)
Labour party 34
Reacting after it has been confirmed that Labour Party has already have 40 members in the incoming National Assembly in Abuja, the Special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on digital and new media Mr Tolu Ogunlesi posted on his verified Twitter handle on Saturday evening that;
"Labour Party has a total of 40 members in the incoming National Assembly - 6 Senators (of 98 declared so far, of 109) and 34 Reps (of 325 declared, of 360). That's just under 10% of entire NASS. A really good achievement. Biggest challenge now will be keeping all these 40 people within Labour Party. So far, seven political parties have won Senatorial seats, while in the HOR, seats have been won by eight political parties. In terms of party representation, this is the most diverse National Assembly since 1999."
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