BREAKING! INEC Declares Yahaya Bello As Governor Elect Of Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Alh. Yahaya Bello as the winner of the Kogi governorship poll.

APC polled 247,752 votes to defeat PDP who came a strong second with 204,877 votes. This is in addition to yesterday’s supplementary poll, where the APC polled 6885 votes to beat the PDP which polled 5363 votes.

Prof. Emmanuel Kucha, the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture who is the Chief Returning Officer for the election while results in Lokoja said that having fulfilled all legal requirements, Alh. Yahaya Bello is the winner of the election and Kogi Governor-Elect.

Kucha declared: “That Yahaya Bello, having polled the highest number of votes and satisfied the law is hereby returned elected”.

 

The Governor elect  Alh. Yahaya Bello is expected to address the press soon.

Final Results
Ibaji: PDP 220 APC 369
Adavi: PDP 12 APC 878
Ankpa PDP 629 APC 562
Ajaokuta: PDP 12 APC 538
Omala: PDP 323 APC 317
Igalamela/Odolu PDP 434 APC 92
Ofu: PDP 484 APC 105
Dekina: PDP 1999 APC 2178
Kabba/Bunu: PDP 131 APC 201
Ijumu: PDP 102 APC 86
Lokoja: PDP 145 APC 301
Kogi/Koto: PDP 281 APC 406
Yagba West: PDP 73 APC 86
Okene: PDP 02 APC 208
Okehi: PDP 0 APC 108
Idah: PDP 70 APC 62
Bassa: PDP 114 APC 221
Olamaboro PDP 332 APC 167
Total: PDP 5363 APC 6885

Grand Total: PDP 204,877
APC 247,752

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