Dino Melaye Loses PDP Senatorial Ticket To Reps Member, TJ Yusuf

Senator Dino Melaye has lost the Peoples Democratic Party Kogi west senatorial ticket, reports.

Dino Melaye Loses PDP Senatorial Ticket To Reps Member, TJ Yusuf

Melaye lost the primary election to the lawmaker representing Kabba/Bunu Ijumu Federal constituency, Hon. Tajudeen Yusuf, on Tuesday.

Yusuf defeated Melaye, who represented Kogi West in the 8th Assembly with 163 votes as against 99 votes polled by Melaye.

In a rerun election held Tuesday in Kaba, following a tied result of 88 votes apiece for the duo of TJ Yusuf and Dino Melaye after Monday’s delegates election.

In Kogi East, former banker, Dr Victor Adoji clinched the ticket to fly the flag of PDP at next February’s general election.

After the Kogi West election result was announced, a cross-section of Nigerians took to social media to react to to Melay’s loss.

One of such reaction is a video of two supporters of former Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, mimicking Melaye’s song and dance theatrics with an intent to mock him.

See other reactions below:



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