INEC pronounces Yahaya Bello new Kogi Governor-Elect

Yahaya Bello new Kogi Governor-Elect

After all set and done, following yesterday’s conclusion of the governorship election declared inconclusive on November 22, the Independent National Electoral Commission has announce Yahaya Bello new Kogi Governor-Elect – who contested from All Progressives Congress (APC).

INEC announced that APC polled 247,752 votes to defeat the second runner up, the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate, Idris Wada, who is the incumbent governor, scored 5,363 in the supplementary election. Thus, PDP polled a total of 204, 877 votes, having had 199,514 at the November 21 election.

“That Yahaya Bello of the APC, having satisfied the requirement of the law and scored the majority is hereby decakred winner,” Mr. Kucha said.

 

The breakdown of the Kogi State results of the supplementary election is as follows:

Okene LGA (one pollung unit)
RV 676
AV 217
APC 208
PDP 02

Okehi LGA (one polling unit)
RV 403
AV 110
APC 108
PDP 0

Kogi Kotokarfe (two polling units across two wards)
RV 1689
AV 738
APC 406
PDP 281

Idah LGA (one polling unit)
RV 310
AV 141
APC 62
PDP 70

Yagba West LGA (one polling unit)
RV 375
AV 165
APC 86
PDP 73

Adavi LGA (five polling units across five wards)
RV 2166
AV 931
APC 878
PDP 12

Igalamela/Odolu LGA (three polling units across three wards)
RV 1501
AV 558
APC 92
PDP 431
(Result signed by only the agent of PDP).

Kabba-Bunu LGA (four polling units across three wards)
RV 1767
AV 375
APC 201
PDP 131

Ajaokuta LGA (three polling units across three wards)
RV 1411
AV 567
APC 538
PDP 12

Olamaboro LGA (four polling units across four wards)
RV 2047
AV 555
APC 167
PDP 332

Omala LGA (six polling units across six wards)
RV 2526
AV 799
APC 317
PDP 323
(Election cancelled at the polling 005 in Olla ward due to violence and destruction of election materials, the Collation Officer said).

Ijumu LGA (one polling unit)
RV 705
AV 205
APC 86
PDP 102

Ankpa LGA (nine polling units across six wards)
RV 6022
AV 1339
APC 562
PDP 629

Bassa LGA (two polling units across two wards
RV 742
AV 340
APC 221
PDP 114

Ibaji LGA (six polling units across five wards)
RV 2678
AV 745
APC 369
PDP 220
(Election cancelled in two polling units at Akpanyo and Ayah wards, affecting 710 voters, due to over voting and violence respectively).

Ofu LGA (eight polling units across four wards)
RV 4677
AV 1132
APC 105
APGA 440
PDP 484
(Even with APGA’s surprise feat, it had no agent present to sign the results as only PDP and APC agents did).

Lokoja LGA (five polling units across two wards)
RV 2854
AV 833
APC 301
PDP 145
(There was a case of cancellation at Kupa North East due to violence).

Dekina LGA (29 polling units across 7 wards)
RV 17,558
AV 4991
APC 2178
PDP 1999
(Election was cancelled at Etiaja junction 11 polling unit, affecting 1307 voters, due to violence).

 

 

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