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APC's Buhari Declared Winner In Kogi

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BEVERLY HILLS, March 30, (THEWILL) – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared General Muhammadu Buhari of the All progressives Congress (APC) winner of the presidential election conducted in the state last Saturday.

Buhari won by 60.3 % of the total votes collated at the poll.

Kogi State Collation Officer, Prof. Adikwu Michael, who declared the result in state capital Lokoja on Monday, said Buhari polled 264, 851 votes ahead of incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 149, 987 votes.

Buhari won in 15 local government areas while Jonathan took 6.

The collating officer said 439, 287 votes were cast at the poll in the state.