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.

Buhari led Atiku with a wide margin of 67,687 votes.

Breakdown of the result declared is as follows:

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-Fabola 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
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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