Dino Melaye wins Kogi PDP Governorship Primary
Written by Joey Shekwonuzhibo on April 17, 2023
A former Senator who represented Kogi West in the National Assembly, Dino Melaye has won the Peoples Democratic Party ticket for the Kogi State Governorship Election scheduled for November 11, 2023.
Dino polled 313 votes to defeat his closest rival, Jabiru Usman who polled 127 votes.
The chairman, PDP primary Election Committee, Ahmed Makarfi announced the results at the end of the indirect primary held in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital.
A former Deputy Governor, Yomi Awoniyi scored 77 votes and the PDP governorship candidate in 2019, Musa Wada had a total of 56 votes.