INEC declares Kogi West Senatorial rerun inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to announce the date for the supplementary in Saturday’s Kogi West Senatorial District rerun.

While Senator Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has 80,118, Senator Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 59,548, a winner has yet to be declared.

The Returning Officer (RO), Prof. Olayide Lawal declared the Kogi West Senatorial election as inconclusive and that supplementary election will be conducted.

Affected are 53 polling units and 46,127 registered voters, as INEC decide on the new date for the supplementary poll.

 

Below is a breakdown of how both parties performed in the seven LGA’s

 

Kabba/Bunu LGA

APC-15,037

PDP-8,974

 

Ijumu LGA

APC-11,627

PDP-7,647

 

Kogi/Koton Karfe LGA

APC-14,168

PDP-9,786

 

Mapo/Muro LGA

APC-4,874

PDP-3,704

 

Yagba East LGA

APC-6,683

PDP-7,745

 

Yagba West LGA

APC-7,941

PDP-8,980

 

Lokoja LGA

APC-19,788

PDP-12,712