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Supreme Court upholds Yahaya Bello’s Victory as Governor of Kogi State

The Supreme Court on Tuesday has upheld the election that saw Yahaya Bello into Kogi State’s governor office.


The seven-man panel headed by Justice Sylvester Ngwata affirmed the election after listening to the closing statements of all the counsel.
Recalling, on the 21st November 2015, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducted Gubernatorial Election in Kogi State, which All Progressive Congress (APC) scored 240,867 votes, whilst PDP came second with 199,514 votes, making a difference of 41,353 votes.
The death of the winning candidate came after the election was declared inconclusive.

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