Speaking on Senator Melaye’s fate, Prophet Aduroja had said: “Despite the harassments, Threats and intimidation of Federal and State power against Dino Melaye, He will still return to the red chamber in year 2019″.
This online news platform understands that Melaye is a senator representing Kogi West at the National Assembly on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) after he had decamped from the All Progressives Congress (APC).
A fact check by Naija News reveals that Sani, who was seeking re-election, defeated his close rival, Smart Adeyemi of the APC at the just concluded National Assembly election.
Senator Melaye polled a total of 85, 395 votes to defeat his APC opponent who scored 66, 902 votes.
Kogi West Senatorial District which comprises seven LGAs namely Lokoja, Kogi/Koton Karfe, Kabba/Bunu Ijumu, Yagba East, Yagba West saw the PDP lawmaker winning 6 out of the 7 LGA’s.