Elections: Tinubu Defeats Atiku, Obi In Kogi

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu has won in Kogi State based on the results declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the last Saturday election.

The state’s INEC returning officer, Professor Wahab Egbenwole, said in Lokoja on Tuesday that Tinubu polled 240,751votes to beat PDP’s Atiku Abubakar who scored 145,104 votes.

He said of the 484,884 voters for the election in the state, 476,038 cast their votes, and that 456,790 votes were recorded as valid votes while 19,248 votes were rejected in the process.

Tinubu won in 15 local government areas: Mopa/Muro, Kogi, Kabba Bunu, Ijumu, Igala/ Mela and Yagba West, Olamaboro, Ofu ,Yagba East, Dekina, Ankpa, including Lokoja, Okene and dah and Ajaokuta, While Atiku won in six local governments of the state: Ogori Magogo, Adavi, Bassa, Ibaji, Okehi and Omala.

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