Senator representing Kogi West district Dino Melaye will be heading back to the Red Chamber after the INEC Returning Officer declared him winner of the election in the district.
Melaye, who ran under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) polled 85, 395 votes to defeat Senator Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who polled 66, 901 votes.
To God alone be the glory forever and ever. Amen. I have just been declared winner of the Kogi West Senatorial District Election. God only You would have done this. Kogi West I thank you all. I love you all. What a mighty God we serve.
— Senator Dino Melaye (@dino_melaye) February 25, 2019