Sunday, 22 November 2015

APC’s Abubakar Audu wins Kogi governorship election

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Abubakar Audu, has emerged winner of the Kogi State Governorship election held on Saturday.

With results from the state’s 21 local governments now counted, Mr. Audu garnered 231, 863 votes as against the 199, 514 votes scored by his closest challenger, Idris Wada, of the Peoples Democratic Party.
The APC candidate defeated the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate and incumbent governor, Mr. Wada, in 16 of the 21 local government areas in the state.
Mr. Audu has 32,349 more votes than Mr. Wada.
The local governments won by Audu are Ofu, Ida, Kabba Bunu, Yagba East, Yagba West, Adavi, Koton Karfi, Ankpa, Okehi, Ajaokuta, Ijumun, Olamaboro, Igalamela, Bassa, Lokoja, and Ibaji.
The PDP was victorious in five local governments namely Ogori Mangogo, Omala, Okene, Dekina and Mopa-moro local governments.
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