Yahaya Bello has emerged the Kogi State governorship candidate for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming November 16 Governorship Election.
He got 3,224 votes to defeat his closest opponent Babatunde Irukera, who got 109 votes.
Other aspirants got even much lower votes in the primary election held on Thursday.
Hassan Baiwa (44), Yahaya Audu (10), Sani Lulu Abdullahi (7), Bashir Gegu (4), and Blessing Ekele, Iyoma Hadiza, Yakubu Muhammed, Dalami Muhammed all got 0 votes as announced by the returning officer, Governor Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State.
Ibrahim Kenneth Suleiman is the Chief Political Editor at Naija Buzz News Network. He is a graduate of political science from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna State. He specializes in preparing/approving of political news contents before publication. He currently heads Naija Buzz News team of political correspondents. From Nasarawa State, North-Central Nigeria, Ibrahim is a strong supporter of Manchester United Football Club England.