Defeated Dino alleges gang-up, congratulates PDP senatorial ticket winner

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Former lawmaker, Dino Melaye, has said people ganged-up against him in the recently the primary to elect the senatorial candidate for Kogi West on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party.

Recall that the serving House of Representatives’ member representing Kabba-Buni/Ijumu Federal Constituency, Tajudeen Yusuf, defeated Melaye on Tuesday.

The election, held on Monday, had ended in deadlock as both aspirants scored 88 votes respectively.

However, during the runoff election on Tuesday, Yusuf scored 163 votes while Dino Melaye scored 99 votes.

Congratulating Yusuf, Melaye tweeted, “The primary has been fought and won. I congratulate Hon. T. J. YUSUF and thank all those who voted in the first and second ballot for me.

“The gang-up is unimaginable but l give God praise. God bless you all. SDM.”

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