Kogi west senatorial election: Melaye, Adeyemi to battle on November 16
… Melaye insisted that he will defeat the candidate of the APC
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.
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)
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.