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Omisore contested the 2018 governorship poll on the platform of the Social Democratic Party but went into coalition with the APC before the September 28 rerun.

The INEC Returning Officer, Prof Rotimi Ajayi, who announced the results of the election on Sunday at Onyadega, headquarters of the local government, said that Atule polled 8,515 votes to emerge winner of the poll.

The National Chairman of the SDP, Chief Supo Shonibare, made the announcement in a statement, signed by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Alfa Mohammed, in Abuja.

The Social Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate in Jigawa State for the 2019 elections, Alhaji Bashir Adamu, on Saturday dumped his party for the Peoples Democratic Party.

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday said it would complied with the court judgment ordering it to include the Social Democratic Party and its candidate, Natasha Akpoti, in the ballot for Kogi governorship election.

According to the judge, the provisions of sections 31(1) and 83 of the Electoral Act which holds that INEC cannot disqualify or reject candidate nominated by a political party for an election is aimed at ensuring that it does not lie within the executive realms of INEC to determine who participate in an election.