Kogi Senatorial Rerun: Melaye to Face 24 Others

In News 2019-10-22 15:07:41
Kogi Senatorial Rerun: Melaye to Face 24 Others
Kogi Senatorial Rerun: Melaye to Face 24 Others

Sacked Senator, Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District, will now face 24 candidates in the forthcoming senatorial district election rerun.

 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), disclosed this, in a statement, stating that 21 male and three female candidates, will take part in the poll.

 

The election petitions tribunal had on 11 October sacked Senator Melaye, ordering a fresh election to be conducted.

 

Adeyemi Smart of the All Progressives Congress and Melaye of the Peoples’ Democratic Party are leading candidates, in the rerun. 

 

The election will hold on 16 November along with the state governorship poll.