Breaking: INEC declares APC’s Yahaya Bello winner of Kogi guber election, see result breakdown

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday declared the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Bello as the winner of the governorship election that held in Kogi State on Saturday.

Bello polled a massive 406,222 votes to defeat his contestant, Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 189,704 votes to emerge second.

With the result, Bello has been re-elected for a second term in office.

INEC’s Returning Officer for the election and Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Professor Ibrahim Umar, said Bello had been declared winner, having scored the highest number of votes during the poll conducted on Saturday.

See the breakdown of the result he scored in each LGA below.

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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