Kogi decides: APC Candidate declared winner of Kogi governorship election

Usman Ododo, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has been declared the winner of the Kogi state governorship election that was held on Saturday, November 11.

Ododo polled 446, 237 votes to defeat Murtala Ajaka of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), who came second with 259,052 votes. Dino Melaye, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), scored 46,362 votes.

Ododo’s victory was announced by the State Returning Officer, Prof Johnson Urama.

Urama made the declaration at 10:23 pm on Sunday