Preliminary results from Kogi State indicate that Governor Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress, APC, is leading in 15 local governments in the Saturday’s gubernatorial election
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, is trailing closely even as the APC has majority votes in Ogori MSagongo, Ijumu, Adavi, Okene, Kabba Bunu, Koton Karfe, Okehi, Mopamoro, Ajaokuta and Olamaboro Local Government Areas.
While the PDP has won majority votes in Omala, Igalamela/Odolu, Yagba East, Yagba West and Idah Local Government Areas.
The results as announced by INEC include Ogori-Magongo Local Government; APC– 3,679 votes, PDP — 2,145 votes, Ijumu Local Government; APC — 11,425 votes, PDP 7,587 votes, Omala Local Government; APC — 8,473 votes, PDP — 14,403 votes, Adavi Local Government; APC — 64,657 votes, PDP — 366 votes.
Others are Igalamela/Odolu Local Government; APC — 8,075, PDP — 11,195 votes, Okene Local Government; APC — 112, 764 votes, PDP – 139 votes, Kabba/Bunu Local Government; APC — 15, 364 votes, PDP – 8,084 votes, Kogi Local Government; APC — 14,097 votes, PDP — 9,404 votes