Former governor of Kogi state, Audu Abubakar has emerged as All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate for November 21, governorship election in Kogi
Audu defeated nine other aspirants, after 18 dropped shortly before voting commenced.
[Pictured: Audu Abubakar]
New entrant to politics, Alhaji Yahaya Bello (Fairplus) came a close second, in what many saw as an unprecedented feat for the Ebira Born politician.
Audu has had two stints at the Lugard House, Kogi State’s government house in 1991 and 2003.
He will be facing the eventual winner of the peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the general election.
Kogi State APC Congress
The result of the All Progressives Congress Governorship primaries as announced by the Returning officer, Governor El-Rufai of Kaduna State.
Ocholi – 90
Obadofin – 15
Zakari Jiya – 0
Olumoroti – 56
Meyanga – 2
Idrissima – 5
Baba Ali – 28
Yakubu Mohd – 0
Abatemi – 400
Atawodi – 183
Sule Eje Abutu – 2
Clarence Olafemi – 7
Alex Kadir – 1
Onukaba – 1
Elephant – 11
Sani Shaibu – 1
Sanusi Abubakar – 309
Ugbane – 8
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