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Yahaya Bello wins re-election as Kogi governor

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has won his re-election bid as governor of the State.

Okay.ng understands that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) returned Bello elected on Monday having secured the highest number of votes in the keenly contested election.

The Returning Officer for the election, Professor Ibrahim Umar, made the declaration at the INEC office in Lokoja.

Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 406,222 votes to defeat his close rival, Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 189,704 votes.

LGA

APC

PDP

SDP

ADAVI

64,657

366

279

AJAOKUTA

17,952

5,565

323

ANKPA

11,269

28,108

399

BASSA

8,386

9,724

269

DEKINA

8,948

16,575

321

IBAJI

12,682

10,504

221

IDAH

4,602

13,962

221

IGALA MELA/ODOLU

8,075

11,195

208

IJUMU

11,425

7,587

223

KABBA/BUNU

15,364

8,084

364

KOTON KARFE

14,097

9,404

657

LOKOJA

19,457

11,059

772

MOPA-MURO

4,953

3,581

95

OFU

11,006

12,264

531

OGORI/MAGONGO

3,679

2,145

244

OKEHI

36,954

478

3,095

OKENE

112,762

139

50

OLAMABORO

16,876

8,155

262

OMALA

8,473

14,403

567

YAGBA EAST

6,735

7,546

220

YAGBA WEST

7,868

8,860

211

TOTAL

406,222

189,704

9,482

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