Dino Melaye Loses Kogi PDP Governorship Ticket to Wada

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Musa Wada has emerged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State.

Musa Wada, a younger brother of the immediate past Governor Idris Wada, who also contested for the ticket, scored 748 votes to clinch the party ticket.

The Chairman of the governorship primary election committee, Ahmadu Fintiri disclosed that another aspirant, Abubakar Ibrahim, polled 710 votes to come second, while Idris Wada came third with 345.

Senator Dino Melaye polled 70 votes to emerge fourth followed by Aminu Suleiman- 55 votes, Victor Adoji-54, Erico Joseph- 42, AVM Saliu Atawodi (retd.)- 11, Emmanuel Omebije- 9 votes, Mohammed Shuaibi- 4 votes, Bayo Michael- 2 votes and Jabiru Haruna- 0.

The committee chairman said that he decided to announce the results, having been satisfied that the conduct of the primaries had complied substantially with the provisions of the party’s constitution.

“We have performed well and we should be commended by all the aspirants,” the governor said.


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