Jubilation filled the air at the Kogi State Government House as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and incumbent Governor, Yahaya Bello, was re-elected.
The governor was seen performing sujood al-shukr, the Islamic act of prostration of gratitude.
Governor Bello who was returned elected on Monday by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), having had the highest number of votes in the keenly contested poll.
The Returning Officer for the election and Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Professor Ibrahim Umar, made the declaration at the INEC office in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital.
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