Monday, 25 February 2019

Breaking: Buhari wins the presidential election in Kogi

Breaking: Buhari wins the 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.
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