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Dino Melaye loses Kogi PDP Senatorial ticket

Lawal-Dare emerges Zamfara PDP governorship candidate

Kogi-based politician, Dino Melaye, on Tuesday lost the Senatorial ticket to TJ Yusuf, who emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party flagbearer during the rerun of the primary election in Kogi State.

The rerun election, which was keenly contested, saw the former lawmaker gather 99 votes, while Yusuf had 166 votes.

It would be recalled that Melaye secured 88 votes, while Yusuf also gathered 88 votes in the initial election which led to a rerun election.

Yusuf is presently a member of the House of Representatives, representing Kabba-Bunu/Ijumu federal Constituency.

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