INEC Pronounces Yahaya Bello Winner Of Kogi Governorship Election

INEC Pronounces Yahaya Bello Winner Of Kogi Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Monday declared the all progressives congress, APC, Governorship candidate, Yahaya Bello as the winner of the Governorship Election in Kogi State on Saturday.

Bello polled a large 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 end result, Bello has been re-elected for a 2nd time period in workplace.

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.

Umar said the total number of cancelled is 149,576 and that the margin of lead is 216,518.

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