PDP beats APC to claim first Assembly seat in Kogi State

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has defeated the main opposition the All Progressive Congress (APC) to claim the first House of Assembly seat in Kogi State.

The candidate of the PDP for Ogori Magongo local government in Kogi State, Bode Ogumola, has been declared winner of the House of Assembly by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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Ogunmola was declared winner in the early hours of Sunday by the INEC Returning Officer for the election, Mr Ekundayo Mejebi, at the council’s collation centre at Magongo.

According to Mejebi the PDP candidate amassed 2,910 votes to defeat his closest rival, Major Akerejoka of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who recorded 2,162 votes.

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