Senator Dino Melaye (PDP-Kogi West) has declared his intention to contest for the Kogi State Governorship election later this year.
He made known while speaking at a meeting of leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ayetoro, Kogi State.
The lawmaker’s ambition was confirmed to Punch by his media aide, Gideon Ayodele.
He stated that Dino Melaye was responding to the call from the PDP leaders present at the meeting, asking anyone interested in contesting to signify intention within two weeks.
“At this point, Senator Dino Melaye stood up and informed the meeting of his intention to join the race to Lugard House, the seat of Kogi state government come November,” Ayodele said.
According to him, the party leaders present also threw the door open for anyone from the Kogi West zone to inform the party within the next two weeks to enable the party screen them and prepare to work for the contestant.