By: Joshua Adinoyi
The immediate Auditor General for Local Government in Kogi State, Ahmed Usman Ododo, has emerged winner of the Governorship Primary Election of the All Progressives Congress – APC in Kogi State.
Announcing the results, Secretary of the Primary Elections Committee for Kogi State, Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon, on behalf of the Chairman, Gov. Bello Matawale, declared Ododo, winner haven secured the majority of lawful votes of 78,704 in the Governorship Primary Election which took place on Friday, 14th April, 2023 across Kogi State.
With the victory, Ododo will fly the Party’s Ticket in the November 2023 Governorship Elections against Candidates of other Parties in the State.
Hon. Obahiagbon explained that out of the 83,419 total number of votes cast, the seven aspirants that participated in the Governorship Primaries of the APC had their shares.
They include Sen. Smart Adeyemi – 311, Dr. Sanusi Ohiare – 424, Stephen Ikani Ocheni – 552 and Shuaibu Abubakar Audu, 763 votes.
Others are Abubakar Yahaya Achimugu – 1,159, Salami Momodu Ozigi (DEEDAT) – 1,506 Votes as the winner, Ahmed Usman Ododo polled a total of 78,704 Votes.
Meanwhile, congratulatory Messages has continued to pour in from all and sundry, with prayers for him to succeed in the Governorship Race.
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