Governor Yahaya Bello wins APC governorship ticket.
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket for the November 16 governorship election.
Bello, on Thursday, scored 3,091 votes to defeat eight other aspirants who contested in the governorship primaries in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital.
Announcing the winner, Abubakar Badaru, the Jigawa State Governor who presided over the election, said that Babatunde Irukera came second with 109 votes while Representative Hassan Bewa came third with 44 votes.
He said Mr. Yahaya Audu got 10 votes while Mr. Sani Abdulahi polled seven votes.
He also said Mr. Abubakar Bashir got three votes.
Others announced by Badaru included Mrs. Blessing Ekele, Mrs. Hadiza Ibrahim, Mr. Yakubu Mohammed and Mr. Danlami Mohammed, who recorded zero votes.