Breaking! Adeyemi Extends Lead Margin In Kogi West Rerun


Senator Smart Adeyemi, Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the supplementary election in Kogi West senatorial district has extended its lead, results trickling from polling units indicated.

Adeyemi who is up against the PDP candidate, Dino Melaye was leading with over 20,000 margins before the election was declared inconclusive penultimate weekend.

Official results declared at the polling units shows that Adeyemi is edging out Melaye at the polls.

Egbeda Egga/Okedayo ward, Okedayo quarters ogidi open space APC 120, PDP 15; while inward 08 Mopamuro LGA, No of accredited voters 231, APC 224, PDP 05, DPC 01, rejected 01.

In Odolu Ward, Kabba; Fehinti Oluwa Qtrs Unit 005, APC – 330, PDP – 04,  Void – 2; while St Andrew School Unit 002, APC – 225, PDP – 47, ADC – 1, Void – 5.

Sanco Unit 003, Odolu Kabba; APC – 171, PDP –  27, Void – 3, while AYEGUNLE ILEMO WARD 05 MOPAMURO LGA, APC: 85, PDP: 04, and Obatedo Opening space, ward 02 Oke Egbe in Yagba West LGA, APC -165, PDP- 22, PPC- 01.


In St Barnabas, Kabba, APC 231, PDP 50, void 12, while Ward D, unguwan pawa polling unit 005 lokoja, Apc – 229, PDP – 100; and Madabo 003 ward D, Lokoja, APC 432, PDP- 85.

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