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INEC Declares Winner Of Kogi Governorship Election, Release Final Results

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Gov. Bello Re-elected For Second Term In Office

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday, declared the final results and winner of the 2019 Kogi governorship election result.

The results were declared by Prof Ibrahim Umar Garba, the INEC returning officer on Monday, 18th November at the collation center in Lokoja, the state capital after results from all local government areas had been received and compiled.

According to the results, Gov. Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 406,222 votes to defeat other contestants including Engr. Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who got 189,704 votes.

It will be recalled the governorship election in Kogi State held on Saturday, 16th November and was keenly contested by a total of 24 candidates.

See the breakdown of results according to local government areas for the two leading political parties in the election.

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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