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Melaye wins PDP governorship ticket in Kogi



The former Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, on Sunday won the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship ticket in Kogi State.

The maverick ex-lawmaker garnered 313 votes to defeat his closest rival, Idoko Ilonah, who polled 124 votes in the primary election held in Lokoja, the state capital.

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Two other aspirants – Awoniyi Sunday and Musa Wada recorded 77 votes and 56 votes respectively.

The Kogi State governorship election will be held on November 11.

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