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Dino Melaye: Fresh Update As INEC Announces Winner Of Kogi West Senatorial Rerun

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Kogi decides 2019

Dino Melaye: Fresh Update As INEC Announces Winner Of Kogi West Senatorial Rerun
concisenews.globalNov 17, 2019 4:21 PM
Dino Melaye: Fresh Update As INEC Announces Winner Of Kogi West Senatorial Rerun
Dino Melaye defeated Smart Adeyemi (right) in the 2015 and the 2019 senatorial elections for Kogi West (image courtesy: www.kogireports.com)
Dino Melaye needs more than 14,500 votes to defeat Smart Adeyemi and return to the Nigerian Senate as the representative of Kogi West.

Concise News understands that Nigeria’s electoral body, INEC, has announced results from five of the seven local government areas in the district and Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) won four, leaving Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with one.

While Adeyemi emerged winner in Kabba Bunu, Kogi, Mopa-Moro, and Ijumu areas, Melaye got the better of his rival in Yagba East.

The electoral body is being expected to announce the results from the remaining local government areas – Yagba West and Lokoja – before the end of Sunday.

Below are the results announced so far.

Kabba Bunnu

APC — 15,037

PDP — 8,974

Kogi LGA

APC — 14,168

PDP — 9,786

Mopa-Muro

APC — 4,874

PDP — 3,704

Ijumu

APC — 11,627

PDP — 7,647

Yagba East

APC — 6,683


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