Bayelsa/Kogi Poll:Buhari Asks Those Aggrieved To Approach Courts

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked political parties, who are dissatisfied with the outcome of the Kogi State governorship poll, to approach courts in the country to seek redress.

He asks stakeholders in politics to take deliberate steps to avoid any form of violence in the election process.

Buhari, in a statement by his media aide, Femi Adesina, rates the state governorship poll in Kogi State as a well run race and a victory well won by Governor Yahaya Bello.

He has congratulated Bello and the APC supporters for remaining steadfast and resolute in the face of isolated incidents of violence.

The president also condoled with the families of those killed in the polls violence, regretting their deaths.

Meanwhile, there has been jubilation in Yenagoa by APC supporters over the victory of their candidate, David Lyon, in the  Bayelsa state governorship poll.

The APC candidate, who broke the 20 years of the PDP rule in the state, scored 352,552 votes to emerge as the winner of the keenly contested poll

Also, APC supporters jubilated at the Kogi State government house, Lokoja over the re-election of Governor Yahaya Bello  in the state’s governorship poll.

Bello Of APC emerged the winner in the tensed poll by scoring a huge 406,222 votes to defeat Idris Wada of the PDP who obtained 189,704 votes

The PDP has rejected the outcome of the poll, but yet to state its next line of action.


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