BREAKING NEWS: Kogi governorship election: Audu wins APC ticket

4 years ago by: Bukola Bukky
(f) at 31-08-2015 04:07AM (4 years ago)

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Prince Abubakar Audu yesterday emerged winner of the All Progressive Congress (APC) primary ,defeating 27 other aspirants in a keenly contested election ahead of the November 21 Kogi governorship election.

The primary, which held at the Confluence
Stadium, Lokoja, on Saturday, commenced
accreditation of delegates, while the election proper started at about 8pm and ended Sunday at 11 am.

There were 3,458 delegates with 3,044
screened and accredited for the primary election under a seven -man electoral committee led by the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El Rufai.

Audu won by 1,109 votes followed by Yahaya Bello aka Fairplus, who scored 703 while Senator Abatemi Usman came third with 400 votes.

Immediately, the result was announced, other aspirants stood up to congratulate Audu. Earlier, one of the aspirants, Tunde Irekera had withdrawn from the race few minutes to the election, while Lanre Ipinmisho , one of the aspirants was absent from the  primary.

ngfineface (f) at 31-08-2015 08:59AM
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I pray he work for the people
judeabaga1 (m) at 2-09-2015 10:31AM
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hackynoni111 (m) at 2-09-2015 11:08AM
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