With the results of Presidential and National Assembly elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) out, it is becoming clear that new faces will dominate the red and green chambers.
A lot of the experienced lawmakers, including ranking members, who sought re-election were disappointed, as they lost out to presumed political neophtes.
In Ogun, former Governor Gbenga Daniel, who was at the helms of affairs in the state, between 2003 and 2011, was declared winner of Ogun East. A trained engineer and business mogul turned politician, he will replace Senator Olalekan Mustapha, who withdrew during the primary.
Daniel, also called OGD by his admirers, is going to the senate as a green horn. He recorded a landslide victory with 115,147 votes to defeat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Labour Party (LP) candidates, who polled 58,708 and 13,061 votes respectively.
Daniel will have to lean…