Dino Melaye, a former Senator representing Kogi West has won the governorship ticket for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi state.
Melaye was declared winner of the Kogi state PDP governorship primary election by former Kaduna Governor, Ahmed Makarfi who led a seven-man committee while conducting the governorship primary election for the party.
The former Senator defeated his challengers; former Deputy Governor of the state, Yomi Awoniyi, former senator Attai Aidoko, Kebiru Usman and Abdullahi Haruna to clinch the ticket.
Others are Zakaria Alfa, Musa Wada, Bolu Femi, and Idoko Idah.
Dino Melaye will face candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ahmed Usman-Ododo in the governorship election scheduled to take place on November 11.