February 25, 2024
APC’s Ododo Declared Winner Of Kogi Governorship Election
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APC’s Ododo Declared Winner Of Kogi Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Usman Ododo of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of Saturday’s Governorship election in Kogi State.

Returning Officer for the election, Prof. Johnson Urama of the University of Nigeria, Nnsuka, announced the results at INEC’s state collation centre in Lokoja , the state capital, last night.

Professor Urama said APC’s Ododo polled 446,237, while his closest rival, Murtala Ajaka of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) polled 259,052 votes.

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate polled 46,362 votes, and Hon. Leke Abejide of the African Democratic Party (ADP) got 21,819 votes.

Professor Urama also said the number of cancelled votes in the areas where elections did not hold was 16,247 and could not substantially affect the outcome of the result.

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