KogiDecides: Yahaya Bello Re-Elected As Governor Of Kogi State

Governor Yahaya Bello has been re-elected as the governor of Kogi State under the banner of the All Progressive Congress {APC} defeating Musa Wada of the People’s Democratic Party {PDP}.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Monday, November 18, 2019, declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, as the winner of the governorship election held in the state on Saturday, November 16.

Bello polled a total of 406,222 votes to defeat his major opponent, Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 189,704 votes to emerge second.

Announcing Bello as the winner, INEC’s Returning Officer for the election and Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Professor Ibrahim Umar, stated that Bello triumphed after scoring the highest number of votes during the poll. Photo Credit: Getty

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