The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has charged the re-elected governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello to be magnanimous in victory.
Bello was re-elected in the just-concluded governorship election in the state.
The Deputy President of the Senate in a congratulatory message to the re-elected governor of Kogi state urged Bello to deliver democracy dividend to the people in his second term.
According to a statement on Monday signed by Mr Yomi Odunuga, Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the Deputy President of the Senate, Omo-Agege also applauded the APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole; Kaduna state governor and chairman of the APC Campaign Council in Kogi State, Nasir El-Rufai and other leaders who contributed immensely to the party’s victory in the November 16 exercise.
“I urge the governor to be magnanimous in victory by carrying all stakeholders in the state along,” he said.
The lawmaker also tasked contenders not satisfied with the outcome of the election to seek redress in the law court.
Announcing the results of the poll at INEC office in Lokoja on Monday, Returning Officer, Professor Ibrahim Umar, declared Bello reelected, having polled a total of 406,222 votes to defeat his closest rival, Engineer Musa Wada of the PDP who garnered 189,704 votes.Read Full Story