Following the conclusion of the supplementary elections, the All Progressives Congress have evidently retained the majority of the seats in the National Assembly.
The senate has 109 seats from which the APC won 59, while six other opposition parties won 50 seats combined.
The ruling party has the best national spread courtesy of winning more than one seat in each geopolitical zone. The party has senators in 28 states, only falling short in Anambra, Bayelsa, Enugu, Kaduna, Kebbi, Nasarawa, Osun, and Rivers.
Despite its below-par performance in the south-east — its former stronghold — the Peoples Democratic Party remained the top opposition party with 36 seats.
The party however exerted its influence in the north-west and north-east, producing all the senators from states like Kaduna, Kebbi, and Adamawa and most of the senators from Gombe and Taraba.
For the first time, the Labour Party in the 2023 elections won eight seats. Save for Edo South won by Imasuen Neda Bernards, LP won all its senate seats in the south-east — the geopolitical zone of Peter Obi, the party’s presidential candidate.
Despite the re-election of APC’s Abdullahi Sule as governor of Nasarawa, the Social Democratic Party won two seats in the state while the PDP took the third slot.
The New Nigeria Peoples Party also won two seats; both in Kano, while Enyinnaya Abaribe won the All Progressives Grand Alliance its only senate seat in Abia and Ifeanyi Ubah of Anambra South ensured that the Youth Peoples Party would maintain its sole representation in the senate.