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INEC declares APC’s Bello winner of Kogi election

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of last Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi state.

The Returning Officer for the election and Vice Chancellor of ABU, Prof Ibrahim Garba who announced the results awhile ago said Bello polled 406,222 votes to defeat his main challenger, Engr Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who got 189,704 votes.

He said Bello having certified the requirements of the law has been declared elected and returned as winner of the election.

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