JUST IN: INEC declares APC’s Ododo Kogi governor-elect
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Ahmed Usman Ododo, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the November 11, 2023, governorship election in Kogi State.
Kogi State INEC’s Returning Officer for the election, Professor Johnson Urama, made the declaration at the end of collation of results from the 21 Local Government Areas in the State.
Professor Urama noted that Ododo polled a total of 446,237 to defeat SDP’s Ajaka who scored 259,052.
He said the candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Leke Abejide scored 21819 votes while the flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), during the poll, Senator Dino Melaye polled 46,362 votes.
Other candidates and total votes scored by their parties include: A – 1254, AA – 1440, AAC 424, ADP 1064, APGA 469, APM 130, APP 1135, BP 82, LP – 567, NNPP – 136, NRM 242, PRP -781, YPP 858 and ZLP – 227.
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