Kogi West: PDP to Conduct Senate Runoff for Melaye, Yusuf over Par Votes

Two senate aspirants running to clinch the Senate ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kogi West Senatorial District have scored same votes.

The aspirants are, former Senator of the district Dino Melaye, and incumbent House of Representatives member representing Kabba-Bunu constituency, Tajudeen Yusuf.

They both scored 88 votes, with the runner-up, Sam Aro scoring 71 and now excluded from the runoff which the party have rescheduled for later in the day.

Meanwhile, Dr. Victor Alewo Adoji won the Kogi East Senate Primary, while that of the central senatorial district of the state did not hold on Monday, as it was postponed to Tuesday evening.

The People’s Democratic Party successfully conducted the primaries for House of Representatives and State House of Assembly positions across the state. 

Recall that one of the winners of the Reps ticket, Usman Austin Okai has since extended the olive branch to other aspirants who lost the Dekina/Bassa Federal Constituency ticket to him. 

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