The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Abubakar Sadiku-Ohere of the All Progressive Congress as the winner of the February 25 senatorial election.
Mr. Rotimi Ajayi, the returning officer for Kogi central senatorial district, announced the result on Tuesday in Okene, Kogi State.
He announced that Mr Sadiku-Ohere garnered 52,132 votes against Ms Akpoti-Uduaghan’s 51,763 to clinch the senatorial seat.
“Engineer Abubakar Sadiku-Ohere of the APC, having scored the highest votes in the election for the Kogi Central Senatorial seat, is hereby declared the winner and is therefore returned elected,” Mr Ajayi declared.
Engr. Abubakar Sadiku-Ohere, the APC candidate went into jubilation immediately after declaring the result, chanting, “we have won”.