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Kogi West: Dino Melaye condemns Results vows to claim victory

Dino Melaye, the just defeated People Democratic party candidate of the Kogi West Senatorial Election, has condemned the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. He termed the results “magical result

In a series of tweets, the former Senator vowed to contest the results, stressing that “illegality shall never stand.”

He wrote: “16 out of 24 units where the supplementary election was conducted today in Kabba/Bunu LG has been cancelled. This speaks volumes of the disaster called election.

“A situation where APC agents were the ones issuing INEC result sheets at the pooling units is phenomenal.

“I am very proud of the electorate in Kogi West. You voted me today but prepared results were already in place. We will fight to the end. illegality shall never stand. Magic results everywhere.- SDM.”

“I want to specially thank God almighty that he preserved my life after 5 attempted assassination,combined forces of security agencies,INEC,Federal,State and LG powers. I was fought on land,in the air and spiritually. It was not about election but my life. God i thank you

I want to specially thank God almighty that he preserved my life after 5 attempted assassination,combined forces of security agencies,INEC,Federal,State and LG powers. I was fought on land,in the air and spiritually. It was not about election but my life. God i thank you

 

We  had reported that Olayinde Lawal, the returning officer of the Saturday’s supplementary election had declared Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress, APC, winner at the poll.

The APC candidate got 88,373 votes to defeat Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), his closest challenger, who polled 62,133 votes.

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