Breaking: Buhari wins presidential election in Kogi

AS INEC DECLARE KOGI EAST SENATE ELECTION INCONCLUSIVE **SO FAR: APC 1 SENATE, 7 REPS; PDP – 1 SENATE, 1 REP; ADC – 1 REP BY BOLUWAJI OBAHOPO, LOKOJA President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the presidential election in Kogi State having polled overall votes of 285, 894 to defeat his main challenger, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar who polled 218,207 votes. The presidential results declared by the Kogi State Collation Officer, Prof Michael Adikwu of the University of Abuja, showed that Buhari won in 14 out of the 21 LGAs of the state while Atiku won in seven. Buhari led Atiku with a wide margin of 67,687 votes. Breakdown of the result declared is as below:

Ankpa

APC- 21,109

PDP-16,749

Bassa

APC- 7,377

PDP- 10,137

Adavi

APC-24,843

PDP-10,059

Ajaokuta

APC- 13,253

PDP- 10, 710

Ijumu

APC- 8,507

PDP-12,423

Kogi

APC- 16, 588

PDP- 10,392

Mopa-Muro

APC- 3,646

PDP-5,336

Ibaji

APC- 13,545

PDP – 10,307

Ofu

APC- 13,171

PDP- 10,374

Lokoja

APC- 24,983

PDP- 18,351

Ogori-Magongo

APC- 2,323

PDP- 1,956

Okehi

APC- 18,222

PDP- 11,965

Okene

APC- 37,617 7,839

Olamaboro

APC- 12,229

PDP- 11, 325

Omala

APC- 8,206

PDP- 11,815

Kabba-Bunu

APC- 9,131

PDP- 14,888

Yagba East

APC- 5,687

PDP- 8,841

Yagba West

APC- 7,175

PDP- 9,419

Dekina

APC- 21,392

PDP- 10, 455

Idah APC-9,240

PDP- 8,784

Igalamela

APC- 7,650

PDP- 6,082

In a related development, the Kogi East Senatorial Election has been declared Inconclusive. The returning officer, Prof Rotimi Ajayi of the Federal University Lokoja announced the result at the Senatorial collation Centre, Idah as follows;

Jibrin Isah Echocho Of APC -113,772,

Aidoko Ali Of PDP – 69,131,

Victor Adoji Of ADC – 30,696.

Prof Ajayi said elections were canceled in 129 polling units therefore, declared the election inconclusive. From the election declared so far in Kogi, PDP has won 1 senate and 1 Reps seat, APC won 2 senates and 7 Reps seats, while ADC won 1 rep seat. End. Related 

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