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APC Wins All Chairmanship, Councillorship Seats In Kogi LG Polls

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has received all of the chairmanship and councillorship seats within the simply concluded native authorities elections in Kogi State.

Chairman of the Kogi State Independent Electoral Commission (KOSIEC), Mr Mammam Eri, disclosed this on Sunday in Lokoja, the state capital.

While formally declaring the outcomes of the election, he famous that the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) swept to victory in all polls for the 21 chairmanship and 239 councillorship seats within the state.

“The State Independent Electoral Commission has received all results as released from the 239 wards and the 21 Local Government Areas of the state,” Eri stated.

He added, “The Kogi State Independent Electoral Commission has, therefore, ratified and adopted these results.”

Apart from the APC, different political events that participated within the election included the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Social Democratic Party (SDP).

KOSIEC chairman, Mammam Eri, broadcasts the outcomes of the native authorities elections in Kogi State.

 

The KOSIEC chairman said that Joseph Salami of the APC polled 70,815 votes to defeat his PDP rival, Ibrahim Yakubu, who scored 2,216 votes within the chairmanship election for Adavi LGA.

In Dekina LGA, PDP’s Agagu Samuel gathered 4,464 votes to come back second behind Shuaibu Isiaka of the APC who garnered 103,607 polls.

Other LGAs the place the elections held have been Ajaokuta, Ankpa, Bassa, Ibaji, Idah, Igalamela-Odolu, Ijumu, Kabba-Bunu, Koton Karfe, Lokoja, Ofu, Ogori-Magongo, Okehi, Okene, Olamaboro, Omala, Yagba East, and Yagba West.

Moses David who contested the Mopa-Muro LGA chairmanship election on the APC platform polled 6,248 votes to beat Oludoyin Michael of the PDP who scored 110 votes.

Before the outcomes have been declared, Eri counseled the individuals of the state for conducting themselves in a peaceable method whereas the elections occurred.

He additionally thanked the political actors and different stakeholders in state, together with the safety companies and media for his or her assist to make sure the elections have been efficiently carried out.

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