Kogi Guber: APC’s Yahaya Bello scores major lead

APC governorship candidate and Governor of Kogi State, Mr. Yahaya Bello

Governor Yahaya Bello looks good to remain in office as Kogi state Governor for a second term going by the results of the governorship election held on Saturday officially released so far.

At the Mahmood Yakubu Hall in Lokoja, the declaration of the result is being held under tight security, with police armoured tanks and patrol vehicles deployed ‎around the INEC office.

As at the time of filling this report, results of #Kogidecides2019 from 16 local governments have been announced under the supervision of the Returning Officer, Prof Ibrahim Umar, Vice Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

Meanwhile, the results of the rerun election into the Kogi West Senatorial District will also be declared.

It is a straight fight between Senator Dino Melaye and a former NUJ National President, Senator Smart Adeyemi.

Below are the results of 16 out of 21 LGAs declared so far showing Governor Bello of the APC leading the PDP governorship candidate, Wada by wide margin:

Yagba West

APC – 7,868

PDP – 8,860

SDP – 211

Olamaboro LGA

APC – 16,876

PDP – 8,155

SDP – 262

Idah LGA

APC – 4,602

PDP – 13,962

SDP – 221

Ajaokuta LGA

APC – 17952

PDP – 5,565

SDP – 323

Mopa-muro LGA

APC – 4,953

PDP – 3,581

SDP – 95

Okehi LGA

APC – 36,954

PDP – 478

SDP – 3,095

Kabba/Bunu

APC – 15,364

PDP – 8,084

SDP – 364

Yagba East LGA

APC – 6,735

PDP – 7,546

SDP – 220

Koton Karfe LGA

APC – 14,097

PDP – 9,404

SDP – 657

Kabba/Bunu

APC – 15,364

PDP – 8,084

SDP – 364

Okene LGA

APC – 112,762

PDP – 139

SDP – 50

Igala Mela/Odolu

APC – 8,075

PDP – 11,195

SDP – 208

Adavi LGA

APC – 64,657

PDP – 366

SDP – 279

Omala LGA

APC – 8,473

PDP – 14,403

SDP – 567

Ijumu LGA

APC – 11,425

PDP – 7, 587

SDP – 223

Ogori-Magongo LGA

APC – 3,679

PDP – 2,145

SDP – 244

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