Dino Melaye Secures The Kogi PDP Governorship nNmination For The 2023 Election.

Great news! Dino Melaye, the former Kogi West Senator, has emerged victorious in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primaries in Kogi State. He won by a significant margin, with 313 votes, while his closest competitor, Idoko Ilonah, could only muster 124 votes. Awoniyi Sunday came third with 77 votes, and Musa Wada followed closely with 56 votes.

The former lawmaker will be up against Usman Ododo, the flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the election.

Kaduna Governor, Ahmed Makarfi, leading a seven-man committee, conducted the governorship primary election for the party.

Melaye defeated his challengers; former Deputy Governor of the state, Yomi Awoniyi, former senator Attai Aidoko, Kebiru Usman and Abdullahi Haruna to clinch the ticket.

Others are Zakaria Alfa, Musa Wada, Bolu Femi, and Idoko Idah.

Melaye will face candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ahmed Usman-Ododo in the governorship election scheduled to take place on November 11.

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