- Senator Dino Melaye says Kogi will go into extinction by the time Governor Yahaya Bello is through with his second term if elected
Melaye donates N7 million to seven local government areas for the campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
- The lawmaker assures that Kogi West will vote for PDP
Kogi state, as it is known currently, may seize to exist by the time Governor Yahaya Bello completes his second term in office if the people of the state allow him, Senator Dino Melaye has said.
Melaye, who represents Kogi West at the Senate, was said to have made the declaration in Kabba, a part of the state.
The Nigerian Tribune reports that Melaye also used the opportunity to donate the sum of N7 million to the seven local government areas in the senatorial district.
The senator, who contested for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and lost, urged them to boost the party's campaign in the district.
He also told Engineer Musa Wada, candidate of the PDP, to concentrate his efforts on the other senatorial districts maintaining that Kogi West has all it takes to deliver victory for the party.
Legit.ng earlier reported that a special adviser to the governor of Kogi, Yahaya Bello, on job creation and SMEs, Danladi Sulaiman, recently debunked claims that the governorship candidate of the PDP in the state is a tough match for the governor.
Sulaiman stating that Musa Wada is yet to impact on the lives of people withing his immediate circle said the PDP candidate will suffer a ‘bloodied nose’ in the Kogi state's November governorship election.
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