Kogi Election: Dino Melaye Turns Down Appointment
Senator Dino Melaye at Airport (image courtesy: Melaye)

Senator Dino Melaye says he has rejected the job of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Campaign Council Director-General for the November 16 Kogi State governorship election, Concise News reports.

Melaye, representing Kogi West in the Senate, had lost out in the PDP primary for the governorship election.

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In a statement on Friday, the lawmaker said he had turned down the offer to head the Campaign Council.

He, however, wished the party the best in the forthcoming election in the North Central State.

“Let me state categorically that I have turned down the position of Director-General of the PDP Kogi State Governorship Campaign Council,” he tweeted.

“I wish PDP all the best. When truth is a casualty there is chaos. Senator Dino Melaye.”

Musa Wada was announced as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the November 16 governorship election in Kogi state after beating 12 other aspirants.

Melaye had rejected the outcome of the governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the November 16 Kogi election.

He claimed that the winner was allowed to bring over 600 votes from his house.

According to Melaye, the electoral committee accepted and counted votes in Wada’s favour.

Speaking through his agent, Femi Obalemo, the lawmaker said that he would appeal the decision of the committee.