KogiDecides 2023: Full Results of 21 LGAs Announced by INEC and their Winners

KogiDecides 2023: Full Results of 21 LGAs Announced by INEC and their Winners

Usman Ododo of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of the Kogi state governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The election held on Saturday, November 11.

A breakdown of the votes showed that the APC candidate won 12 of the local government areas in the state, while his strongest opponent, Murtala Ajaka of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), won eight.

Dino Melaye/Usman Ododo/Murtala Ajaka/Leke Abejide/Kogi State/Kogi Governorship Election 2023/Arewa
Winners of each local government in the Kogi election Photo Credit: Dino Melaye, Usman Ododo, Murtala Ajaka
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Leke Abejide, the candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), won one local government.

Ododo polled 446,237 votes ahead of Ajaka, who scored 259,052, while Abejide secured 21,819.

Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) did not win any local government but garnered 46,362 votes to emerge third in the election.

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Below is the list of the results from the local governments:

Local GovernmentsTotal VotesWinners
Ogori Mangogo LGAAPC: 362 PDP: 86 SDP: 195 Registered voters: 17,688 Accredited voters: 665 Valid votes: 658 Rejected votes: 7 Total votes cast: 665APC
Idah LGAAPC: 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: 23,022SDP
Yagba West LGAADC - 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 APC
Okehi LGAAPC: 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: 57,176APC
Kabba/Bunu LGAADC - 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 APC
Yagba East LGAADC - 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 ADC
Ijumu LGAADC - 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 - 20,375APC
Mopa-Moro LGAADC - 2,027 APC - 5,077 PDP - 1,562 SDP - 253 Registered voters - 26,827Accredited voters - 9,193 Valid votes - 9,049 Rejected votes - 136 Total votes cast - 9,185APC
Adavi LGAADC - 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 APC
Ofu LGADC - 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 - 35,767SDP
Koton Karfe LGAADC - 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 - 26,849APC
Bassa LGAADC: 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 APC
Omala LGAADC: 218 APC: 2,902 PDP: 832 SDP: 18,160 Valid votes: 22,317 Rejected votes: 196 Total votes cast: 22,51Registered voters: 74,537 Accredited voters: 22,538SDP
Olamaboro LGAADC: 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: 30,226SDP
Ankpa LGAADC - 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 - 57,268SDP
Okene LGAADC - 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 - 141,538APC
Dekina LGAADC - 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 - 60,319SDP
Ajaokuta LGAADC - 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 - 33,753APC
Igalamela-Odolu LGAADC - 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 - 27,631SDP
Lokoja LGAADC - 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 - 36,140APC
Ibaji LGAADC - 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 - 25,053SDP

Source: Legit.ng

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