Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello has won the ticket to contest as the flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the November 16 governorship election.
The governor who contested against 9 aspirants won with 3, 127 votes.
A total of 3,596 delegates were accredited in the primary which held in Lokoja, the state capital.
Gov. Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa, who was the Chairman of the electoral panel that conducted the process, said that Mr Babatunde Irukera came second with 109 votes while Rep. Hassan Bewa came third with 44 votes.
He said Mr Yahaya Audu got 10 votes while Mr Sani Abdulahi polled seven votes.
He also said that Mr Abubakar Bashir got three votes.
Badaru also said that Mrs Blessing Ekele, Mrs Hadiza Ibrahim, Mr Yakubu Mohammed and 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.