He polled 23,141 votes to emerge winner, defeating Bayo Smith of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who came second with 12,546 votes.
The actor took to Facebook to express his gratitude to those who voted for him and also thanked them for believing in him.
He said: “Today marks a new phase in my life as I have officially launched my journey into the Nigerian Politics, firstly I would love to thank the people of Surulere for truly believing in me and my dreams to bringing out new energy and new enthusiasm to our place.”
Elliot continued saying, “I reaffirm all my promises to you, we have attained victory together and together we shall also attain The Change We Desire. I also want to extend my profound gratitude to everyone who has supported me in this cause, my friends, fans and well-wishers. May God bless you all!”
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