Dino Melaye Emerges Kogi PDP Gov Candidate

Dino Melaye Emerges Kogi PDP Gov Candidate

The former Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, on Sunday, emerged as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the November 11 governorship election in the state.

Melaye polled 313 votes to defeat his closest rival, Jabiru Usman, who polled 127 votes.

The chairman, PDP Primary Election Committee, Ahmed Makarfi, announced the results on Sunday at end of the indirect primary held in Lokoja.

A former Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Yomi Awoniyi scored 77 votes, while the 2019 governoship candidate of the PDP in the state, Musa Wada scored 56 votes to come fourth.



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