Breaking: Dino Melaye loses Senate seat to Smart Adeyemi

Senator Dino Melaye has finally lost his bid for re-election into the Senate from Kogi West on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Melaye lost to Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s November 30 senatorial election.

Channels TV reports that the returning officer of the election, Professor Olajide Lawal, announced this at the collation centre in Kogi State.

According to him, Senator Adeyemi polled a total of 88,373 votes to beat Melaye who scored 62,133 votes.

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