Emmanuel Adeyemi, Lokoja
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the 21 out of the 25 constituency seats in Kogi State House of Assembly, while election was declared inconclusive in two constituencies.
Speaking with our correspondent in Lokoja the Head of Voter Education, Alhaji Biambo Bagudu, stated that election was on going in Mopamuro Local Government Area of the state as at the time of filling in this story.
With the results so far announced, the incumbent speaker of Kogi State House of Kogi House of Assembly , Mr Mathew, Olushola Kolawole, is leading others six members to retain their seats in the legislative house, while 18 members lost their seats in the election mostly on the rotational arrangement in their various constituencies
Results from various local governments, duly signed by the Head of the Voter s Education, Alhaji Biambo, the House of Assembly election was keenly contested by the parties.
The election took place in 21 LGAs except Mopamuro which was postponed as result of inadequate supply of ballot papers, while election was inconclusive in Omala and Lokoja 1 constituencies with the results of Dekina/ Buraidu yet to be declared..
In Adavi LGA, Ibrahim Usman of APC polled 26, 515 while PDP scored 3,114 , Ajaokuta APC 13,731,PDP 5,952, Ankpa 1 APC 13,419, Ankpa ll APC 14,771, PDP 3,670 , Ibaji APC 19041, PDP 7, 022, Bassa, APC 14,773 , PDP 7,393, Ijumu APC 10,478, PDP 8813,
Kabba/Bunu, APC 17248, PDP 9432, Kogi APC 17028, PDP 9,437.
Others are Ofu APC 19, 250 PDP 1141, Ogori/Magongo APC 3,486,PDP 2095, Okehi APC 26,964, PDP 5,633, Okene I APC 26,634,PDP 497, Okene II 12,805 PDP 3,374, Olamaboro APC 19,399 PDP 4384, Yagba East APC 6,893 PDP 3,315 and Yagba West 9,219 PDP 6,324.