The Presidential candidate of All Progressive Congress, APC, Muhammadu Buhari, is leading his Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, counterpart and incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan in Kogi State in the presidential election.
Mr. Buhari has so far garnered 109,827 votes against President Jonathan, who has 84,555 votes so far.
The figures are from 11 out of the 21 local government areas of the state. Results from the remaining 10 local councils are still being collated.
The figures were released by the Independent National Electoral Commission in Lokoja, the state capital, on Sunday night
A breakdown of the result further revealed that Buhari was the preferred choice in six local government areas while Mr. Jonathan won in five.
The APC candidate won Ogori/ Magongo, Adavi, Okehi, Idah, Mopamuro, and Dekina while his PDP challenger won in Yagba West, Igalamela /Odolu, Bassa, Kabba/Bunu and Ibaji.
The results are Ogori/ Magongo: APC-2,321, PDP-1,934; Adavi: APC-22,659, PDP-7,767; Okehi: -APC- 17,801, PDP- 5,808; Idah: APC-10,445, PDP 6,113; Mopamuro: APC-3,881, PDP-2,793, and Dekina: APC-18,189, PDP-13,835.
Others are Yagba West -APC-6,231, PDP-6,639; Igalamela: OdoluAPC-6,075, PDP-7,285; Bassa-APC 7,412, PDP-9,964; Kabba/Bunu: APC 8737, PDP-9009; and Ibaji:APC 6076, PDP-13, 358