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Senate Swears In Smart Adeyemi As Kogi West Senator

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Smart Adeyemi wins Kogi West from Dino Melaye

The Senate on Wednesday swore in Smart Adeyemi as senator representing west senatorial district.

The swearing in of Adeyemi was sequel to the judgment of Court of Appeal that called for a rerun of the election in Kogi West.

Senator Adeyemi was sworn-in at 10:35am immediately after the adoption of the votes and proceedings of Tuesday December 2, 2019, by the upper chamber.

Recall that at the rerun, Smart Adeyemi defeated Senator Dino Melaye following the announcement of results by the Independent National Electoral Commission, .

The oath of office and allegiance were administered yesterday  on Senator Adeyemi by the Clerk of the Senate, Nelson Ayewor during plenary. With the swearing in of Adeyemi,  the number of All Progressives Congress, APC Senators now stand at 63 while PDP now has 45 Senators, Young Progressives Party, YPP 1. Recall that Senator Adeyemi represented kogi West in the 6th and 7th Senate.

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