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Gov Bello wins APC Kogi governorship primaries

Yahaya Bello: The ugly face of APC

Kogi State governor, Alhaji  Yahaya Bello on Thursday won the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Nov. 16 Governorship election.

Bello emerged winner of the party’s governorship primaries by polling 3,369 votes to beat eight other aspirants who contested the primaries conducted by the party in Lokoja.

Jigawa State governor, Gov. Abubakar Badaru, who was the Chairman of the electoral panel that conducted the process, said that Mr Babatunde Irukera came second with 109 votes while Rep. Hassan Bewa came third with 44 votes.

He said Mr Yahaya Audu got 10 votes while Mr Sani Abdulahi polled seven votes.

He also said that Mr Abubakar Bashir got three votes.

Badaru also said that Mrs Blessing Ekele, Mrs Hadiza Ibrahim, Mr Yakubu Mohammed and Mr Danlami Mohammed scored zero votes.

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