Information reaching us from our correspondent from the collating center of the Kogi State gubernatorial elections is that the results of seven local government had so far been released with the All Progressive Congress (APC) leading but closely followed by the Peoples Democratic Party. Gov Yahaya Bello leading in 8 LGAs
These are the results as announced by the INEC:
Ogori-Magongo Local Government; APC– 3,679 votes, PDP — 2,145 votes
Ijumu Local Government; APC — 11,425 votes, PDP 7,587 votes
Omala Local Government; APC — 8,473 votes, PDP — 14,403 votes
Adavi Local Government; APC — 64,657 votes, PDP — 366 votes
Igalamela/Odolu Local Government; APC — 8,075, PDP — 11,195 votes
Okene Local Government; APC — 112, 764 votes, PDP – 139 votes
Kabba/Bunu Local Government; APC — 15, 364 votes, PDP – 8,084 votes
Kogi Local Government; APC — 14,097 votes, PDP — 9,404 votes
Meanwhile, the commission has announced the death of one ad hoc staff at Ibaji Local Government.
The state Resident Electoral Commissioner, Prof. James Apam who announced this said that the staff died when the boat in which they were travelling capsized.
He said that the staff was a student of the Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, noting that arrangements had been made to convey his body to Lokoja. Photo Credit: Getty