Kogi State Election INEC declares Yahaya Bello Of APC Winner

Kogi State Election INEC declares Yahaya Bello Of APC Winner

The supplementary result of Kogi state election has been concluded finally and INEC early this morning officially declares Yahaya Bello Of All Progressive Congress (APC) the Governor elect of the state. Bello yesterday inherited the 240,861 votes late Abubakar Audu polled during the November 21 poll.

As we all know that due to the death of Audu the Kogi state election was declared inconclusive by INEC on November 22rd which the APC candidate was winning while Idris Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the incumbent, came second with 199,514 votes.

Newsjit.com learnt that Captain Joe Agada of Peoples Democratic Party PDP condemned the exercise, describing it as a kangaroo election. Agada said this through his agent at the headquarters of the INEC office in Lokoja, the Kogi state capital, the party. Agada refused to sign the final result sheet of the election.

See Supplementary Result of Kogi state election

  • Oborote Uvete II polling unit 10
  • APC 108
  • PDP 2
  • Yagba West, Ajiglji/Ofinran/Okedisin polling unit
  • APC 86
  • PDP 73, the only polling unit in Ijumu LGA- Aiyetoro Ward I
  • APC 86 PDP 102, Okene LGA- Barkin Ward
  • APC 201
  • PDP 2

The Kogi state supplementary election result could simply be described as a humiliation to the members of Peoples Democratic Party

Yahaya Bello Biography

Yahaya Bello was born on June 18, 1975 in Agassa, Okene LGA, to Bello Ipemida Ochi and Hawa Bello Oziohu. Bello is the last born of six siblings, he did his primary education at the LGEA Primary School, Agassa, he was made the prefect of his class from primary two all the way to primary six when he was appointed head boy.

Bello wrote his Senior School certificate examination (SSCE) in 1994 In 1989, he was enrolled at Agassa Community Secondary School, but changed school five times. He finally settled in at Government Secondary School, Suleja, Niger state, and sat for his junior secondary school certificate examination there. He also did his senior secondary school certificate examination (SSCE) in 1994 at the school.

Now that the Kogi State Election is over and INEC declares Yahaya Bello Of APC Winner and publicly announced as the Governor elect without any death, there is jubilation all over the state.

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