The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued Certificates of Return to winners of the February 25, 2023, House of Representatives election in Nigeria.
The certificates were presented on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, to the elected lawmakers at the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Abuja.
Idris Wase, deputy speaker of the house of representatives; Benjamin Kalu, spokesperson of the house, were among those who received their certificates of return.
Recall that INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu had on Saturday said winners were declared for 423 legislative seats, indicating that supplementary elections would be conducted in 46 other constituencies.
He said in the House of Representatives, 325 out of 360 seats have been won by eight political parties.
In terms of party representation, the INEC boss said African Democratic Party (ADP), won two; All Progressives Congress (APC), 162; All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), four; Labour Party (LP), 34; New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP), 18; Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), 102; Social Democratic Party (SDP), two and Young Progressives Party (YPP), one.
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