Adeyemi Beats Melaye to reclaim Kogi West Senatorial seat

Yusuf Bello| Smart Adeyemi, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Smart Adeyemi, has won the Kogi West senatorial district election.

He defeated Senator Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Saturday’s re-run of the Senatorial election declared inconclusive by INEC two weeks ago.

The Returning Officer of the election, Professor Olajide Lawal, announced the result at the collation centre in Kogi State.

According to him, Senator Adeyemi polled a total of 88,373 votes to beat Senator Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 62,133 votes.

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