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Dino Melaye Wins Kogi PDP Governorship Ticket

The former Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye, has emerged as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the  November 11 governorship election in the state.

He polled 313 votes to defeat his closest rival, Jabiru Usman,  who polled 127 votes.

Ahmed Makarfi, the chairman of, the PDP Primary Election Committee, announced the results on Sunday at end of the indirect primary held in Lokoja.

Also in the race were a former deputy governor of the state, Yomi Awoniyi, who scored 77 votes; and the  PDP governorship candidate in 2019, Musa Wada, who finished fourth with 56 votes.

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