Monday, 18 November 2019 17:03

Dino Melaye losing out in Kogi West rerun

Melaye and Adeyemi

In results so far announced for the Kogi West Senatorial district rerun election, Senator Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party is trailing Senator Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress.

Out of six of the seven local governments of the zone announced so far, Adeyemi beat Melaye in four, while Melaye won in two. Adeyemi now has 60,303 votes, while Melaye has 46,836 votes.

 

Melaye also lost his home local government, Ijumu, by a wide margin. Only the result of Lokoja remains, but in one ward, officially declared, the APC candidate beat his PDP opponent.

Here are the results:

Kogi Koton Karfe LG

Total Registered Voters – 53,580
Accredited Voters – 25,809

APC – 14,168
PDP – 9,786

TOTAL VALID VOTES- 24,246
REJECTED- 330
TOTAL VOTES CAST – 24,576
Result announced by Prof. Okoro from Fuoye

Kabba Bunnu LG

 

Reg Voters -74789
Acc. Voters- 26,916

APC – 15,037
PDP – 8,974

VALID VOTES- 24223
Rej Votes- 406
Total Votes Cast – 24629

Cancellation from 6 RAs
24 Polling Units Affected
21,391 registered voters affected

Mopa -Muro LGA

Announced by Prof. OLAYIWOLA from Fuoye

Total Registered Voters – 23,030
Accredited Voters – 9,088

APC – 4,874
PDP – 3,704

TOTAL VALID VOTES- 8,669
REJECTED- 296
TOTAL VOTES CAST – 8,963

Yagba East LGA:

 

APC – 6,683

PDP – 7,745

TOTAL VALID VOTES- 14,591

REJECTED- 371

TOTAL VOTES CAST – 14,962

Announced by Prof. OLATUNBOSUN from Fuoye

Yagba West

APC : 7914

PDP : 8980

TOTAL VALID VOTES : 17 068

REJECTED VOTES: 397

TOTAL VOTES CAST : 17 465

Ijumu LG:

APC: 11,627

PDP: 7647

Ward results Lokoja:

Eggan ward

APC – 818

PDP – 691

*Full result for Lokoja being awaited.

*Updated

 

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