Kogi Governorship Election 2023: Final Results from INEC's State Collation Centre (Live Updates)

Kogi Governorship Election 2023: Final Results from INEC's State Collation Centre (Live Updates)

Welcome to Legit.ng's live updates of the official results of the 2023 Kogi state governorship election as announced directly by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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Kogi State Governorship Election Official Results 2023/INEC Results
INEC announces Imo State Governorship Election Official Results. Photo credits: Dino Melaye, Murtala Yakubu Ajaka (Muri Ajaka), Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo
Source: UGC

Breakdown of the total votes

  • ADC - 21,819
  • APC - 446,237
  • PDP - 46,362
  • SDP - 259,052
  • Registered voters - 1,932,474
  • Accredited voters - 794,500
  • Valid votes - 782,289
  • Rejected votes - 9,601
  • Total votes cast - 791,890

APC's Ahmed Usman Ododo is the winner

INEC has declared Usman Ododo as the winner of the Kogi governorship election.

Johnson Urama, the state returning officer, announced Ododo as the election winner on Sunday evening, November 12.

Results all 21 LGAs in Kogi state collated

Finally, the results from all 21 LGAs in Kogi state have been collated. The returning officer started adding all the LGA votes to get the final results.

Final breakdown:

APC - 12 LGAs

SDP - 8 LGAs

ADC - 1

PDP - 0

Ibaji LGA

  • ADC - 133
  • APC - 6,991
  • PDP - 269
  • SDP - 16,984
  • Registered voters - 90,556
  • Accredited voters - 25,099
  • Valid votes - 24,589
  • Rejected votes - 464
  • Total votes cast - 25,053

Lokoja LGA

  • ADC - 758
  • APC - 19,105
  • PDP - 4,028
  • SDP - 10,380
  • Registered voters - 157,248
  • Accredited voters - 36,526
  • Valid votes - 34,392
  • Rejected votes - 1,208
  • Total votes cast - 36,140

Igalamela-Odolu LGA

  • ADC - 61
  • APC - 2,975
  • PDP - 140
  • SDP - 23,185
  • Registered voters - 77,577
  • Accredited voters - 27,364
  • Valid votes - 26,665
  • Rejected votes - 696
  • Total votes cast - 27,631

Ajaokuta LGA

  • ADC - 247
  • APC - 23,211
  • PDP - 483
  • SDP - 8,869
  • Registered voters - 96,504
  • Accredited voters - 33,806
  • Valid votes - 33,173
  • Rejected votes - 580
  • Total votes cast - 33,753

Dekina LGA

  • ADC - 421
  • APC - 9,174
  • PDP - 499
  • SDP - 47,480
  • Registered voters - 187,881
  • Accredited voters - 60,588
  • Valid votes - 59,151
  • Rejected votes - 1,168
  • Total votes cast - 60,319

Okene LGA (APC candidate Usman Ododo's LGA)

  • ADC - 261
  • APC - 138,416
  • PDP - 1,463
  • SDP - 271
  • Registered voters - 151,243
  • Accredited voters - 141,898
  • Valid votes - 141,404
  • Rejected votes - 134
  • Total votes cast - 141,538

Ankpa LGA

ADC - 186

APC - 8,707

PDP - 3,654

SDP - 43,258

Registered voters - 180,095

Accredited voters - 57,650

Valid votes - 56,395

Rejected votes - 873

Total votes cast - 57,268

Olamaboro LGA

  • ADC: 126
  • APC: 5,572
  • PDP: 1,376
  • SDP: 22,173
  • Registered voters: 105,864
  • Accredited voters: 30,287
  • Valid votes: 29,731
  • Rejected votes: 495
  • Total votes cast: 30,226

Omala LGA

Registered voters: 74,537

Accredited voters: 22,538

ADC: 218

APC: 2,902

PDP: 832

SDP: 18,160

Valid votes: 22,317

Rejected votes: 196

Total votes cast: 22,51

Bassa LGA

  • ADC: 448
  • APC: 9,515
  • PDP: 3,605
  • SDP: 7,543
  • Registered voters: 69,376
  • Accredited voters: 22,276
  • Valid votes: 21,554
  • Rejected votes: 718
  • Total votes cast: 22,272

Koton Karfe LGA

  • ADC - 133
  • APC - 14,769
  • PDP - 2,974
  • SDP - 8,441
  • Registered voters - 63,342
  • Accredited voters - 27,184
  • Valid votes - 26,541
  • Rejected votes - 308
  • Total votes cast - 26,849

Ofu LGA (SDP Murtala Ajaka's LGA)

  • ADC - 297
  • APC - 5,245
  • PDP - 293
  • SDP - 28,768
  • Registered voters - 101,964
  • Accredited voters - 36,087
  • Valid votes - 35,180
  • Rejected votes - 587
  • Total votes cast - 35,767

Adavi LGA

  • ADC - 268
  • APC - 101,156
  • PDP - 1,005
  • SDP - 268
  • Registered voters - 114,663
  • Accredited voters - 103,251
  • Valid votes - 103,105
  • Rejected votes - 67
  • Total votes cast - 103,172

Mopa-Moro LGA

  • ADC - 2,027
  • APC - 5,077
  • PDP - 1,562
  • SDP - 253
  • Registered voters - 26,827
  • Accredited voters - 9,193
  • Valid votes - 9,049
  • Rejected votes - 136
  • Total votes cast - 9,185

Ijumu LGA, Kogi (PDP candidate Dino Melaye's LGA)

ADC - 1,898

APC - 10,524

PDP - 6,909

SDP - 356

Registered voters - 66,482

Accredited voters - 20,405

Valid votes - 19,991

Rejected votes - 348

Total votes cast - 20,375

Yagba East LGA, Kogi (ADC candidate Leke Abejide's LGA)

  • ADC - 7,453
  • APC - 7,096
  • PDP - 2,615
  • SDP - 312
  • Registered voters - 53,436
  • Accredited voters - 18,001
  • Valid votes - 17,649
  • Rejected votes - 344
  • Total votes cast - 17,993

Kabba/Bunu LGA

  • ADC - 1,537
  • APC - 12,376
  • PDP - 8,566
  • SDP - 942
  • Registered voters - 87,162
  • Accredited voters - 24,242
  • Valid votes - 23,823
  • Rejected votes - 419
  • Total votes cast - 24,24

Okehi LGA

  • APC: 53,062
  • PDP: 2,722
  • SDP: 153
  • Registered voters: 94,456
  • Accredited voters: 57,243
  • Valid votes: 57,002
  • Rejected votes: 174
  • Total votes cast: 57,176

Yagba West LGA

  • ADC - 4,556
  • APC - 7,969
  • PDP -3,010
  • SDP - 1,002
  • Registered voters - 51,234
  • Accredited voters - 17,152
  • Valid votes - 16,738
  • Rejected votes - 363
  • Total votes cast - 17,101

Idah LGA (SDP Murtala Akaja's LGA)

  • APC: 2,033
  • PDP: 271
  • SDP: 20,059
  • Registered voters: 64,339
  • Accredited voters: 23,044
  • Valid votes: 22,742
  • Rejected votes: 280
  • Total votes cast: 23,022

Ogori Mangogo LGA

  • APC: 362
  • PDP: 86
  • SDP: 195
  • Registered voters: 17,688
  • Accredited voters: 665
  • Valid votes: 658
  • Rejected votes: 7
  • Total votes cast: 665

Collation to begin any moment now

INEC will begin the collation of results at the Kogi state collation centre any moment from now.

Reports indicate that results from 12 LGAs are already available at the collation centre.

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