by Ranti Joseph
Governor of Kwara state, Abdulfatah Ahmed was on Sunday re-elected for a second term after defeating 15 other candidates at the just concluded House of Assembly and Governorship Election in the state.
The Returning Officer, Musbau Akanji, Vice Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Minna, announced the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate as winner, having fulfilled all conditions.
Musbau said Ahmed polled 295,832 votes to defeat his closest rival, Simeon Ajibola of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 115,220 votes. The Labour party (LP) candidate, Mike Omotosho, came third with 2,973 votes.
According to Akanji, Ahmed has the highest number of votes cast in the election and the highest votes in all the 16 local government areas of the state.