KOGI DECIDES: APC Reaffirms Office In Kogi, Defeats PDP with wide Margin Opposition Kicks

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• Gov. Yahaya Bello Re-elected For Second Term.
• Incumbent wins Kogi Polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has on Monday, declared the incumbent governor of Kogi State, Gov. Yahaya Bello as the winner of the governorship election held in the state on Saturday.

Recall that on Saturday 16th November, the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, has conducted a Governorship election between 24 political candidates in the state.

According to reports, the opposition party PDP lost the election to the incumbent governor, Yahaya Bello, a candidate of the Progressive Congress APC who polled a total of 406,222 votes defeating the opposition party PDP which polled 186,704 votes.

A breakdown of the final results declared the INEC returning Officer Prof Ibrahim Umar Garba, at the collation center in Lokoja, has it that the Progressive Congress APC won 11 out of 21 LGAs in the state. While the Peoples Democratic Party PDP and its candidate Engr. Musa Wada who 10 out of 21 LGAs.

Although the candidate of the PDP Musa Wada, has rejected the election results stating that the results did not reflect the wishes of the people who willingly cast their votes for him.

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See a breakdown of the election results from the 21 local government areas polled the two top political parties in the state:

1. Olamaboro
APC – 16,876
PDP – 8,155

2. Idah
APC – 4,602
PDP – 13,962

3. Yagba West
APC – 7,868
PDP – 8,860

4. Ajaokuta
APC – 17,952
PDP – 5,565

5. Mopa-muro
APC- 4,953
PDP – 3,581

6. Okehi
APC – 36,954
PDP- 478

7. Yagba East
APC – 6,735
PDP – 7,546

8. Koton Karfe
APC – 14,097
PDP – 9,404

9. Kabba/Bunu
APC – 15,364
PDP – 8,084

10. Okene
APC – 112,762
PDP – 139

11. Igala Mela/Odolu
APC- 8,075
PDP – 11,195

12. Adavi
APC – 64,657
PDP – 366

13. Omala
APC- 8,473
PDP – 14,403

14. Ijumu
APC – 11,425
PDP – 7,585

15. Ogori-Magongo
APC – 3,679
PDP – 2,145

16. Bassa
APC – 8,386
PDP – 9,724

17. Ankpa
APC – 11,269
PDP – 28,108

18. Ofu
APC – 11,006
PDP – 12,264

19. Dekina
APC – 8,948
PDP – 16,575

20. Ibaji
APC – 12,682
PDP – 10,504

21. Lokoja
APC – 19,457
PDP – 11059

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