For the Records: How Kogi People Voted in the 2019 Presidential Election

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, has polled overall votes of 285,894 in Kogi to defeat his main challenger, Atiku Abubakar, of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 218,207 votes.

The presidential results declared by the Kogi State Collation Officer, Prof Michael Adikwu, of the University of Abuja, showed that Buhari won in 14 out of the 21 LGAs of the state while Atiku won in seven.

Daily Trust reports that Buhari led Atiku with a wide margin of 67,687 votes.

Breakdown of the result declared is as follow:

Ankpa
APC- 21,109
PDP-16,749

Bassa
APC- 7,377
PDP- 10,137

Adavi
APC-24,843
PDP-10,059

Ajaokuta
APC- 13,253
PDP- 10, 710

Ijumu
APC- 8,507
PDP- 12,423

Kogi KotonKarfe
APC- 16, 588
PDP- 10,392

Mopa-Muro
APC- 3,646
PDP- 5,336

Ibaji
APC- 13,545
PDP- 10,307

Ofu
APC- 13,171
PDP- 10,374

Lokoja
APC- 24,983
PDP- 18,351

Ogori-Magongo
APC- 2,323
PDP- 1,956

Okehi
APC- 18,222
PDP- 11,965

Okene
APC- 37,617
PDP- 7,839

Olamaboro
APC- 12,229
PDP- 11, 325

Omala
APC- 8,206
PDP- 11,815

Kabba-Bunu
APC- 9,131
PDP- 14,888

Yagba East
APC- 5,687
PDP- 8,841

Yagba West
APC- 7,175
PDP- 9,419

Dekina
APC- 21,392
PDP- 10, 455

Idah
APC-9,240
PDP- 8,784

Igalamela
APC- 7,650
PDP- 6,082

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