LEGISREPORTS NG – Mr. Dino Melaye, the Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress,has been declared the winner of the Kogi West Senatorial District election held on March 28.
Melaye a former member of the House of Representatives floored his arch rival -a seating senator representing Kogi west district, Smart Adeyemi, of the Peoples Democratic Party and the candidates of seven other political parties.
Mr Melaye was declared winner Monday by the Returning Officer of the Senatorial District, Mr. Adadi Ameh, at the Independent National Elcectoral Commision’s office in Lokoja Local Government area of Kogi State.
Melaye polled 41,120 of the total 118, 987 votes cast, while his closest opponent, Adeyemi, polled 38, 148 votes.
This report was prepared by our staff in Lokoja.