PDP Wins Kogi Bye-election

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The candidate of the People Democratic Party, (PDP), Honourable Gabriel Daudu has won the rescheduled bye-election for Ogori/Magongo constituency with a very wide margin.

Daudu was declared winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) haven pulled a total of 311 votes to beat the LP candidate, Mr. Babson Abiodun who scored 1 vote to come second, leaving a total of 2 invalid votes.

A total of 314 people were accredited for the election which commenced at about 8.30 am which adequate materials and personnel.

Declaring the result the local government returning officer Mr Yusuf Sadiku who described the election as peaceful, transparent, fair and credible, said PDP now has a total of 2942 while LP scored 2809 to come second

He said Hon Daudu haven pulled the highest of lawful vote cast is returned as elected.

Speaking to journalists Gabriel Daudu described his victory as an act of God and promised to work for the over all interest of the entire LGA.

He said as the representative of the people he will quickly settle down to make laws that will bring accelerated development to his constituency.


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