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Melaye returns to Senate, defeats Smart Adeyemi in Kogi West

Melaye returns to Senate, defeats Smart Adeyemi in Kogi West

Senator Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ) representing Kogi West Senatorial district has secured a return to the National Assembly having defeated his closest rival, Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress ( APC ) in Saturday’s National Assembly election.

Melaye got a total of 85,395 votes to defeat Adeyemi who scored 66,902 votes.

The senator won in 6 out of the 7 local government areas in the senatorial district.

The results are as follows:

Lokoja LGA
PDP = 24576
APC = 18800

Yagba East LGA
PDP = 8638
APC = 5077

Mopa Amuro LGA
PDP = 5112
APC = 3658

YAGBA WEST LGA
PDP 8942
APC 6799

IJUMU LGA
PDP 11,749
APC 8,517

KABBA BUNU LGA
APC 8,971
PDP14, 756

Kogi LGA
APC 15,728
PDP 11,622

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