Below is a roundup of top stories emanating from Kogi state, north-central Nigeria.
The senator representing Kogi West at the Nigerian Senate, Senator Dino Melaye, has rejected the outcome of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election. Senator Melaye, whose senatorial election was recently nullified by the Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly election petition tribunal, contested the primary election alongside other candidates.
The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has reacted to the emergence of Musa Wada as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Recall as earlier reported by Naija News, Wada, a younger brother of the immediate past Governor Idris Wada, scored 748 votes to clinch the PDP ticket.
Following the All Progressives Congress governorship elections primaries conducted in Kogi and Bayelsa state, the Nationa; Working Committee of the party has named three-member Appeal Committees. The development was revealed in a statement released by the spokesperson of the party, Lanre Issa-Onilu.
Reports reaching Naija News reveal that Engr. Musa Wada has on Wednesday emerged as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to represent the party in the Saturday, November 16 governorship election in Kogi state. Naija News understands that Musa Wada scored 748 votes to clinch the party ticket.
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