According to the news gotten by NIGERIA NEWS, the date for the Kogi and Bayelsa gubernatorial election is now fixed to be 2nd November 2019. The INEC chairman for information and voters education committee, Mr. Festus Okoye announced on Tuesday.
The incumbent Governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello emerged as the winner in the year 2015 with a total vote of 247 752 against under APC against the predecessor, Idril Wada with a total vote of 204 877 under PDP. The Kogi state election was also declared inconclusive following the death of Abubakar Audu which happened to be the winner over Idris Wada. The rerun took place and Yahaya Bello won.