- Yahaya Bello gets a nod for a second term in office from APC.
The governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello, has won the ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the governorship election in the state.
36naija reports that Bello won the election on Thursday after he polled a total of 3,127 votes out of 3,596 accredited delegates.
The Kogi state governor defeated 8 other aspirants to pick up the APC governorship ticket for the forthcoming governorship election in the state slated for November 16.
Governor Bello defeated the following to win the ticket…
1. Engr. Danlami Umar Mohammed
2. Yakubu Mohammed
3. Hassan Abdullahi
4. Ekele Aishat Blessing
5. Hadiza Iyoma Ibrahim
6. Yahaya Odidi Audu
7. Sani Lulu Abdullahi
8. Engr. Abubakar Bashir.