Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, on Thursday, emerged as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the November 16 governorship election.
Bello emerged winner of the governorship ticket by polling 3,369 votes to defeat eight other aspirants who contested the governorship primaries conducted by the party in Lokoja.
Governor Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa State, who was the Chairman of the electoral panel that conducted the process, said that Mr Babatunde Irukera came second with 109 votes while Hassan Bewa came third with 44 votes.
Mr Danlami Mohammed scored zero votes.
According to Badaru, 3,596 accredited delegates voted during the primaries election out of which 54 votes were declared invalid.