Re-Elected Kogi Gov., Yahaya Bello Presents Certificate Of Return To Buhari

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello on Thursday presented his certificate of return to President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja.

Also with him is the National Chairman, All Progressives Congress, APC. Adams Oshiomhole Punch NG reports.


President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the Governor of Kogi Alhaji Yahaya Bello accompanied by the National Chairman of APC Comrade Adams Oshiomhole for his re-election for another 4 years at the State House Abuja. 

The meeting between the President and the re-elected governor alongside the APC national chairman was held behind closed doors.



The Returning Officer of the November 16 Kogi governorship election, Prof. Ibrahim Garba, had, on Monday, declared Yahaya Bello winner of the election after polling 406,222 votes.

Bello defeated 24 other contestants, including Mr. Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party who polled 189,704 votes.

President Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with Bayelsa governor-elect, Mr. David Lyon, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Lyon was also accompanied on the visit by the National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, governors Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa, as well as the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva.

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