INEC declares PDP winner of Kogi governorship election

Will their voices count?

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the governing ruling Peoples Democratic Party the winner of Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State.

The party scored 300, 372 votes to defeat its closest challenger, the Action Congress of Nigeria, which ganered 159, 913 votes, and 15 other political parties that participated in the election.

The electoral body has therefore declared the candidate of the party, Idris Wada, as governor-elect for the state. It is not known yet whether other candidates have accepted the result. It is 

Find result of the election below, as released by INEC.

Accord Party – 1,102

ACN – 159,913

ARP – 598

ANPP – 9,642

APGA – 331

CPC – 5,724

CPP – 379

JP – 619

LP – 216

ND – 112

NDP -226

NTP – 202

PAC – 2,047

PDC – 661

PDP 300,372 (WINNER)

PPN -223

SDNP – 452

UNPP – 198

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