Candidate of African Democratic Congress (ADC), Elder Leke Abejide, has won the House of Representatives election in Yagba federal constituency of Kogi state.
Abejide won in all three local government areas in the federal constituency in a landslide victory.
The results as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) collation officer, Dr. Okpanachi Stephen, Abejide polled 23271 votes to defeat his closest rival and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Engr. Folorunsho Olafemi who garnered 10426 votes.
Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the race, Hon. Tolorunjuwon Faniyi managed to poll 6421 votes to come distant third.
Breakdown of results from each local governments
Yagba West LGA
Yagba East LGA
ADC – 11,207.
APC – 3,113.
PDP – 2,350.