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Ahmed re-elected in Kwara State

2015-04-12 22:21
A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Ilorin - Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has been re-elected for a second time in office, reports Vanguard.

Ahmed, who is the candidate of the All progressives Congress (APC), was declared the winner of the governorship election held on Saturday in the state.

He polled 295 832 votes to defeat the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, Simeon Ajibola who scored 115 220 votes.

Also read: APC leading in Kwara

Professor Musbau Akanji, the Chief Returning Officer of gubernatorial election in the state, who announced the result on Sunday, also declared that the APC won all the twenty four house of assembly seats across the sixteen local governments in the state.

Read more at Vanguard.

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