Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress in Kwara has been declared winner of the gubernatorial election, making him the next governor of the state.
Abdulrazaq is the anointed candidate of Lai Muhammed, Nigeria’s Information Minister.
Abdulrazaq polled 331,546 votes to emerge as the winner of the highly anticipated election.
His Peoples Democratic Party counterpart, Mr. Abdulrazaq Atunwa, polled 114,754 votes to emerge as the runner-up in the election.
From the official results declared in all the 16 local government areas in the state, Abdulrazaq led Atunwa with a margin of 216,792 votes.
Notably, the APC beat the PDP in all the local government areas.
Meanwhile, despite the presence of party representatives at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Ilorin, Kwara State capital, where the results were being announced, those of the PDP boycotted the venue.
The breakdown of the results from all the local government areas will be brought to you shortly.