Dino Melaye agrees to run for Kogi governorship poll

Dino Melaye agrees to run for Kogi governorship poll

The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, Dino Melaye has agreed to run for Kogi State governorship election billed for November 16, 2019. His declared his intention on Saturday during a meeting of Kogi West PDP executives held at his Country home in Aiyetoro Gbede, Ijumu Local Government Area of the State. The Senator while


The Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, Dino Melaye has agreed to run for Kogi State governorship election billed for November 16, 2019.

L-R: KOGI STATE GOVERNOR, YAHAYA BELO AND SEN. DINI MEYA

His declared his intention on Saturday during a meeting of Kogi West PDP executives held at his Country home in Aiyetoro Gbede, Ijumu Local Government Area of the State.

The Senator while soliciting the supports of the party executives, expressed optimism of emerging the next governor of the State.

The media aide to Senator Melaye, Gideon Ayodele, said his principal made the declaration during a meeting of Kogi West PDP executives held at the residence of Gen. David (rted).

In the light of the above, Embattled Senator Melaye has joined hordes of 40 PDP governorship aspirants seeking to contest the election.

The incumbent Senator, had earlier defeated Smart Adeyemi during the last national assembly election to retain his seat in the 9th Senate to be inaugurated soon.

With his declaration, Melaye has joined the hordes of PDP governorship aspirants angling to wrestle power from governor Yahaya Bello.

Some major challengers in the All Progressives Congress including a former Chief of Naval Staff, Jibril Usman and Yahaya Audu, a brother to late Prince Abubakar Audu have indicated interest to slug it out with Governor Yahaya Bello during the primary election scheduled for August.

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The political atmosphere in the State is gradually getting charged ahead of the November 16 governorship election.

The political upbeat began to gather momentum when the Independent electoral Commission (INEC) announced the time table for the election months ago.

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