Desmond Elliot wins Lagos assembly seat for third term
Nollywood actor cum politician, Desmond Elliot has won the Surulere constituency 1 assembly seat in Lagos.
The governorship and assembly elections were conducted nationwide on Saturday (yesterday) by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Thompson Sulaimon Abolaji of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) followed after Bode with 1,045 votes.
Celebrating his win in the Lagos State House of Representative election, Desmond Elliot thanked the people of Surulere.
Sharing a picture of himself, he wrote:
“Thank you Surulere,
I commend the worthy effort given
by other candidates in orher parties:
Hon Thompson (PDP)
Mr Olumide Oworu (LP)
Mr Bode Adedayo (LP)
I’m glad for the youthful zest you put into the campaign
Please I am more than willing to work with you and share ideas on how to make our dear constituency a better place.
I pledge to give my utmost best at giving succor and relief to my constituents to the best of my Legislative ability
Thank you Thank you Thank you
Suru wa a lere ooo.”
In September 2014, the movie star declared his intention to run for Lagos state house of assembly under the APC.
He contested and won the Surulere constituency in the April 11, 2015 elections.