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Adeoye Mercy Abosede of the African Action Congress will be contesting in the Lagos East Senatorial bye-elections which is scheduled to hold this Saturday, December 5, 2020.

The by-election became a necessity after Senator Bayo Osinowo, who represented Lagos East Senatorial district at the senatedied died following a brief illness.

A by-election is an election that is held to fill a vacant legislative seat when a member of the legislature has resigned or died, and their seat has been declared vacant.

The African Action Congress will be represented in the Lagos-East senatorial by-election by Adeoye Mercy Abosede, who will be joined by 11 other senatorial aspirants.

Read: Everything You Need To Know About The Upcoming By-elections

Adeoye Mercy Abosede of the AAC

Adeoye Mercy Abosede’s short biography on Twitter says that she is “a vibrant teacher, public spirited, compassionate, humble and a God fearing politician”.

A cursory glance of her timeline on the social networking site also shows that she is passionate about “gender-equality and an all-inclusive legislative process”, which she says will guarantee equity and fairness.

She also concludes she is an “ambassador of trust” who is campaigning on the platform of the African Action Congress, and that a vote for her is a vote for the youths. No

You can watch an extensive interview on the role of women and youths in Nigerian politics here:

Read: All The Candidates In The Bayelsa By-election

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