APC Candidate Bello Wins Kogi Governorship Election

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Kogi State governorship election, Yahaya Bello, has been declared the winner of the election.

Bello, who is substitute to late Abubakar Audu, defeated the incumbent Governor, Captain Idris Wada, of the Peoples Democratic Party who was seeking a second term in office.

Declaring the results of the historic election, which was concluded with a supplementary election held on 5 December, the Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Emmanuel Kucha, said the APC’s candidate polled 247,752 to defeat Captain Wada who got 204,877 votes.

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