Ahmed Ododo Emerges Kogi APC Governorship Candidate


Ahmed Usman Ododo, a former Auditor General for Local Governments in Kogi State, has emerged as the flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress, (APC)for the Kogi State governorship election.

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Ododo, who polled a total of 78,704 votes, won the direct primary election held on Friday, with a wide margin to defeat six other contestants in the governorship race.

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He defeated the distant runner-up, Barr. Mohammed Ozigi Salami, who got 1,506 votes, while the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Smart Adeyemi, polled the least number of votes – 311.

Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon, the secretary of the Kogi State APC Primary Election Committee, on behalf of the chairman of the panel, Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, announced the results.

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Obahiagbon declared Ododo as the winner of the gubernatorial primary election.

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