The final results released by the Independent National Electoral Commission for the supplementary gubernatorial election in Kogi state indicate that the All Progressives Congress scored 6,885 while the Peoples Democratic Party scored 5,363 votes.
When added to the result of the previous election, the APC total number of votes is 247,752 while that of the PDP is 204,877. The replacement candidate for the APC, Yahaya Bello has won the election earlier declared inconclusive by INEC.
Total valid votes for the election was 472, 983, the number of rejected votes was 21,740 while the total number of votes cast was 494,723.
The APC had to substitute its candidate in the election as its original candidate, Abubakar Audu, died suddenly on the day of collation of the initial election. The party decided to present the runner up in the primary that produced Mr. Audu. Mr. Audu’s deputy, James Faleke, has gone to court to contest the party’s position.