Alhaji Yahaya Bello, candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) appears to have won the Kogi State governorship election held on Saturday, November 16.
However the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC is yet to officially announce the final result of the election and declare the winner.
Governor Yahaya Bello, who is the current Governor of the State won 12 local government councils while his closest rival, Engr. Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, won 9 local government councils only.
If INEC officially declared the results as it is now, Bello would have won his second term as the first minority to won election in Kogi State as a governor.
The governorship election results as declared by INEC are as follows:
APC 11 425
APC 19, 457
PDP 11, 059
Meanwhile, Buhari has congratulated Yahaya Bello on his victory at the polls.