KogiDecides: Dino Melaye Loses Local Government To APC

The All Progressives Congress candidate in the Kogi West senatorial district re-run election, Smart Adeyemi, has defeated Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ijumu local government.

Senator Dino Melaye
Senator Dino Melaye

Both candidates are from the local government. Senator Adeyemi is an indigene of Iyara, Dino Melaye is from Aiyetoro, a neighbouring village.

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The final result for the local government was announced on Sunday morning.

Mr Adeyemi’s APC polled a total of 11,627 votes to defeat Mr Melaye’s who amassed 7,647 votes in the local government, according to the electoral commission, INEC.