Senator Dino Melaye wins Kogi West Senatorial District

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Senator Dino Melaye has won the race for Kogi West Senatorial District, beating his arch-rival Senator Smart Adeyemi of the APC. 

According to an announcement by INEC Returning Officer, Professor Emmanuel Bala, Melaye polled 85, 395 votes to defeat Sen. Smart Adeyemi who scored 66, 901 votes.

The Kogi West Senatorial District comprises seven LGAs namely: Lokoja, Kogi/Koton Karfe, Kabba/Bunu, Ijumu, Yagba East, Yagba West, Mopa -Muro.

According to stats made available to party agents and journalists in Lokoja, Melaye won 6 of the 7 local government areas that make up the Senatorial district.

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Lokoja LGA

APC = 18800

Yagba East LGA

PDP = 8638

APC = 5077

Mopa Amuro LGA

PDP = 5112

APC = 3658

PDP 8942

APC 6799


PDP – 5112

APC – 3658


APC – 8323


PDP – 11749

APC – 8517


PDP – 11622

APC – 15728