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Dino Melaye emerges winner of Kogi PDP governorship primary

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Former Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye has emerged winner of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship primaries in Kogi State.

The returning officer on Sunday declared Dino winner of the exercise.

He scored 313 votes, defeating Idoko Ilonah who scored 124 votes.

While Awoniyi Sunday had 77 votes, Musa Wada had 56 votes.

Dino, a close ally of Atiku Abubakar will slog it out against Usman Ododo, the flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the election.

Dino’s aspiration has been put under serious contention after Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike opined that PDP will lose the election if he emerges its flagbearer.

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