Dino Melaye secures PDP governorship ticket in Kogi

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Senator Dino Melaye is now the front-runner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for the November 11 governorship election in Kogi State.

The returning officer pronounced the former Kogi West Senator the winner on April 16, 2023.

He scored 313 votes to defeat Idoko IIonah who polled 124 votes in the keenly contested primaries.

Awoniyi Sunday received 77 votes, while Musa Wada received 56.

The former lawmaker will be up against Usman Ododo, the flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the election.


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