Smart Adeyemi loses Kogi west APC ticket

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The senator representing Kogi west in the upper chamber, Smart Adeyemi, has lost the All Progressives Congress senatorial primary.

He lost the ticket to a former lawmaker who represented Yagba federal constituency between 2011 to 2016 in the house of representatives, Sunday Karimi.

Karimi polled 288 votes to defeat Adeyemi and four other aspirants at the election held in Kabba.

Adeyemi got 43 votes, Muri Aina got 73 votes, Adedoyin Eshanumi (only female in the race) got one vote, Mohamed Wambai got nine votes, and Christopher Oni got one vote.


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