President Muhammadu Buhari has emerged the winner of the presidential election held in Kogi State on February 23rd.

The Collation Officer of the election in the state, Michael Adikwu, said that Buhari, who is the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress APC scored 285, 894 votes ahead of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Alhaji Aiku Abubakar, who polled 218,207 votes.

Adikwu, of the University of Abuja, said that Buhari won in 14 out of the 21 local government areas in the state while Atiku won in seven.

According to him, Buhari led Atiku with a of 67,687 votes.