Breaking: Engr. Musa Wada defeats ex-governor, Dino, Others to emerge PDP gov candidate in Kogi | Dino Rejects Results



– Musa Wada has clinched the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s governorship ticket for the November 16 election in Kogi state

– Wada scored 748 votes to emerge the winner, beating others like Dino Melaye who came fourth with 70 votes

– The immediate past governor of the state, Idris Wada, came second with 748 votes and Abubakar Mohammed Ibrahim scored 710 votes to come third Engr Musa Wada has emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer for the November 16 governorship election.

Musa Wada, a younger brother of the immediate past Governor Idris Wada, who also contested for the ticket, scored 748 votes to take the party ticket, The Nation reports.

Abubakar Mohammed Ibrahim, the son of a former governor, Ibrahim Idris (Ibro), tailed him as he polled 710 votes. The immediate past governor of the state, Capt Wada, emerged third in the contest with 345 votes, while Senator Dino Melaye polled 70 votes to emerge fourth.

Others contestant in the primary election and their scores are; Aminu Suleiman – 55 votes, Victor Adoji-54, Erico Joseph- 42, AVM Saliu Atawodi (retd.)- 11, Emmanuel Omebije- 9 votes, Mohammed Shuaibi- 4 votes, Bayo Michael- 2 votes and Jabiru Haruna- 0.

However,

After losing the Peoples Democratic Party governorship ticket in Kogi state to Engineer Musa Wada, Senator Dino Melaye has condemned the election

– Senator Melaye polled 70 votes to emerge fourth in the governorship primary election in Kogi state

– Melaye says it is ridiculous to declare a final result of the primary when his votes sorted out on Tuesday, September 3, in eight out of 10 ballot boxes were missing

Senator Dino Melaye has described as unacceptable the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election in Kogi state in which Engineer Musa Wada emerged victorious.

Melaye condemned the results via his official Twitter page on Wednesday, September 4, saying it is ridiculous to declare a final result of the primary when his votes sorted out on Tuesday, September 3, in eight out of 10 ballot boxes were missing.

Musa Wada, a younger brother of the immediate past governor Idris Wada, who also contested for the ticket, scored 748 votes to take the party ticket.

Abubakar Mohammed Ibrahim, the son of a former governor, Ibrahim Idris (Ibro), tailed him as he polled 710 votes.

The immediate past governor of the state, Idris Wada, emerged third in the contest with 345 votes, while Senator Dino Melaye polled 70 votes to emerge fourth.

Also previously reported by Legit.ng was that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election in Kogi state ended abruptly in the early hours of Wednesday, September 4, when gunmen invaded the venue of the election, Lokoja Confluence Stadium.

Voting had ended and sorting of votes were going on when the gunmen came to the venue at about 1:45 am and started shooting from different directions.

According to report, votes in eight out of the 10 ballot boxes had already been counted and sorted out before the disruption by the gunmen.

Source : legit.ng



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