KOGI, Nigeria – The Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has congratulated the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States, Yahaya Bello and David Lyon, for emerging victorious.
Keyamo, on his official Twitter page said Bello deserved the victory.
He further encouraged Bello to prioritize needs of the Kogi residents.
Keyamo, on his Twitter page wrote: “A hearty congratulation to my friend and brother. You worked so hard for this and truly deserve it.
“I know you’ll put the people of Kogi first, as always.”
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Monday declared Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress, APC, winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State.
Bello was declared winner by INEC’s Returning Officer in Kogi State, Prof. Ibrahim Garba after polling a total of 406, 222 votes to defeat his rival Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who 189, 704. Read it here.
The incumbent governor won 12 local government councils while his Wada won nine local government councils.