Breaking: INEC declares Yahaya Bello winner of Kogi governorship election

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello

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.

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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