The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, has polled overall votes of 285,894 in Kogi to defeat his main challenger, Atiku Abubakar, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 218,207 votes.
The presidential results declared by the Kogi State Collation Officer, Prof Michael Adikwu, of the University of Abuja, showed that Buhari won in 14 out of the 21 LGAs of the state while Atiku won in seven.
Daily Trust reports that Buhari led Atiku with a wide margin of 67,687 votes.
Breakdown of the result declared is as follow:
PDP- 10, 710
APC- 16, 588
PDP – 10,307
PDP- 11, 325
PDP- 10, 455
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