Melaye Defeats Smart Adeyemi In Kogi WestFeatured, Latest News, Nigeria 2015 Election Monday, March 30th, 2015
From Abdul Gafar Bello – Former member of House Representatives and member of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Dino Melaye has been declared the winner of the Kogi West Senatorial District.
Melaye polled 41,120 votes, while his closest opponent, Sen. Smart Adeyemi, polled 38,148 votes and Aro of Accord had 26,198 votes.
Melaye defeated three-term occupant of the seat and former National President of the Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ), Senator Smart Adeyemi.
The former NUJ president’s failure was linked to poor representation in his Senatorial district.
Hon. Melaye thanked the people of his Senatorial district and promised to serve them meritoriously.
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