Nigerians React As INEC Declares APC Winner Of Kogi Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday, declared the final results and winner of the 2019 Kogi governorship election result.

The results were declared by Prof Ibrahim Umar Garba, the INEC returning officer on Monday, 18th November at the collation center in Lokoja, the state capital after results from all local government areas had been received and compiled.

According to the results, Gov. Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 406,222 votes to defeat other contestants including Engr. Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who got 189,704 votes.

Meanwhile, there are several reactions to the victory of Gov. Yahaya Bello by Nigerians.

Speaking on the emergence of the governor for the second time  President Muhammadu Buhari congratulated Yahaya Bello and commended INEC and security agencies for “discharging their responsibilities under difficult conditions.

President Buhari urged Gov. Bello to use his second term in office to build on the foundations already laid towards improving the lives of the people of Kogi State.

He also enjoined the governor to imbibe the spirit of magnanimity in victory by extending a hand of partnership to opposition candidates, while urging those dissatisfied with the outcome of the election to seek redress in the courts.

According to his tweet below, he said

Here are other reactions of Nigerians below;

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