Kogi west senatorial election: Melaye, Adeyemi to battle on November 16

Kogi west senatorial election: Melaye, Adeyemi to battle on November 16

- INEC says the Kogi west senatorial district election will take place simultaneously with the Kogi governorship election

- The two candidates contesting for the Kogi west senatorial district election are Dino Melaye of the PDP and Smart Adeyemi of the APC

- Melaye insists he will defeat Smart Adeyemi in the scheduled Kogi west senatorial election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced November 16 as the date for a fresh election in the Kogi west senatorial district.

Festus Okoye, INEC’s national commissioner and chairman information and voter education committee in a statement on Monday, October 21, said the Kogi west senatorial district election will take place simultaneously with the Kogi governorship election.

"#INEC Fixes Dates of Elections for Sabuwa (Katsina) State Constituency, Kogi West Senatorial District," a tweet from the commission stated.

The two candidates contesting for the Kogi west senatorial district election are Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

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A fresh election was in the senatorial district was scheduled following the nullification of the poll by the election petitions tribunal and its subsequent affirmation by the Court of Appeal.

Meanwhile, Senator Dino Melaye has insisted that he will defeat the candidate of the APC, Smart Adeyemi, in the scheduled Kogi west senatorial election.

The lawmaker made the statement in reaction to the Friday, October 11 verdict of the Court of Appeal which ordered a fresh election in the Kogi west senatorial district.

Speaking in a video posted on his Facebook page, Melaye boasted that he is confident that he will defeat Adeyemi again as he has done in the past.

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