Nigerian parliamentary election, 1983

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Parliamentary elections were held in Nigeria in August 1983. The Senate was elected on 20 August and the House of Representatives on 27 August. The result was a victory for the ruling National Party of Nigeria, which won 60 of the 96 Senate seats and 306 of the 450 House seats.[1]

Results[edit]

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
National Party of Nigeria 60 +24
Unity Party of Nigeria 16 -12
Nigerian People's Party 12 -4
People's Redemption Party 5 -2
Greater Nigerian People's Party 2 -6
Vacant - - 1 -
Total 96 +1

House of Representatives[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/-
National Party of Nigeria 306 +138
Unity Party of Nigeria 51 -60
Nigerian People's Party 48 -30
People's Redemption Party 41 -8
Greater Nigerian People's Party 0 -43
Vacant - - 4 -
Total 450 +1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elections in Nigeria African Elections Database