Governor Yahaya Bello has taken early lead in results declared at some polling units in the Kogi Election.
This is coming even as accusations and counter accusations of polling violence and shooting at collation centres are rife in the state.
One of the polling units where results has been announced is that of the Social Democratic Party, SDP, governorship candidate, Natasha Akpoti, where she narrowly lost to the incumbent governor, Yahaya Bello.
Bello is the flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the governorship race.
In the result declared in the presence of Akpoti APC scored 78 votes, Natasha’s SDP 76, while the PDP scored zero.
In Ugwolawo Unit 02 polling unit in Ofu Local government of the state,
INVALID =21 Ofu Local Government Area of Kogi State
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PU 003, Ward 3, Bassa LGA
Total no of registered voters: 615
Invalid 2; Rejected 1.
Ward 06, PU 002, Idah LG. Idah Ede Igalaba Kogi East LGA
Total number of voters – 516
Invalid – 8
SDP – 2
APC – 25
PDP – 187
Ogugu Ward polling unit, where Kogi State deputy governorship candidate of APC, Edward Onoja, voted:
APC 409 votes.
Other parties: Zero
Source: PM News