Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has congratulated Yahaya Bello on his re-election as the governor of Kogi State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Monday declared Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress, APC, winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in Kogi State.
Bello was declared winner by INEC’s Returning Officer in Kogi State, Prof. Ibrahim Garba after polling a total of 406, 222 votes to defeat his rival Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who 189, 704.
The incumbent governor won 12 local government councils while his Wada won nine local government councils.
Reacting, Oyetola congratulated Bello on his victory even as he commended President Muhammadu Buhari and APC.
On his Twitter page, Oyetola wrote: “Congratulations to Kogi State Governor-elect, Yahaya Bello, over his re-election at the poll.
“Congratulations to President Muhammadu Buhari and the entire APC family for this victory. To God be the glory. APC!