The All Progressives Congress has taken a massive lead in the governorship and senatorial elections held in Kogi State on Saturday.
The Court of Appeal had ordered a rerun election between Senator Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party and the candidate of the APC, Senator Smart Adeyemi.
Melaye lost his Local Government Area, Kabba, to the APC by 8,974 votes to 15,037 polled by the PDP.
For the governorship election, the incumbent and candidate of the APC, Yahaya Bello, is in a comfortable lead.
Bello won massively in 10 out of the 15 local government areas announced so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
His closest challenger and candidate of the PDP, Musa Wada, has won in five local government areas as at press time.
Yagba West LGA:
Mopa Moro LGA
Yagba East LGA
Kotor Karfe LGA
Kabba Bunu LGA
SDP – 223
For the Senatorial District: