APC Primaries: Ex-Kogi Speaker’s Son Floors Gov. Bello’s Commissioner, Picks Yagba Reps Ticket

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Son of a former Speaker of the Kogi State House of Assembly, Engr. Folorunsho Olafemi, has won the House of Representatives primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Yagba federal constituency.

He was announced winner after the exercise in Isanlu on Friday.

Folorunsho Olafemi polled 76 delegate votes to defeat his closest rival, former Kogi State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo who polled 72 votes.

Both Fanwo and Olafemi are from Mopamuro local government area of the state.

Meanwhile, the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Kolawole Matthew emerged as the Reps candidate of the party for Kabba-Bunu/Ijumu Federal Constituency.

Matthew defeated the State Security Adviser, Jerry Omodara, David Aiyedogbon, and Segun Olobatoke to pick the ticket.


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