BREAKING: Leading Candidate Between Ododo, Melaye, Ajaka in 10 LG of Kogi So Far

BREAKING: Leading Candidate Between Ododo, Melaye, Ajaka in 10 LG of Kogi So Far

Usman Ododo, the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), is leading his opponents in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Social Democratic Party (SDP) and the African Democratic Congress (ADC).

In the results of the 10 local governments of the state so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the APC candidate is ahead of Murtala Ajaka, Dino Melaye and Leke Abejide of the SDP, PDP and ADC.

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APC candidate takes the lead in 10 LG in Kogi Governorship Election Photo Credit: Usman Ododo, Dino Melaye, Murtala Ajaka
Source: Facebook

According to a tweet from TheCable, Ododo is topping the list of the 10 local governments with 207,293 votes, while Ajaka has so far garnered 59,807 votes.

So far, Dino Melaye of the PDP has scored 21,447 votes, and Abejide of the ADC has a total vote of 16,632 in the 10 local governments whose results have officially been announced by INEC.

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Below is the tweet:

The governorship race has appeared to be between Ododo of the APC and Ajaka of the SDP based on the results that have so far been released by the electoral umpire, INEC.

On the other hand, Melaye of the PDP was yet to win any local governments in the results that have seen so far and he lost his own local government to Ododo.


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