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Dino Melaye loses senatorial ticket to TJ Yusuf

by Meso Ejiofor
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Oyogist has learned that Senator Dino Melaye, Former lawmaker representing Logo West has lost out on the sentorial ticket under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ticket to Hon. T.J Yusuf.

Yusuf is a serving House Representatives member.

There was a deadlock in the Kogi West PDP Senatorial primary election where Dino Melaye scored 88 and TJ Yusuf polled 88 vote.

In the rerun election conducted on Tuesday, Hon. T. J. Yusuf defeated Sen. Dino Melaye by 163 to 99 votes to pick the PDP ticketYusuf, while speaking after he was declared the winner, extended the olive branch to his co-contestants, urging hem to join hands with him to win the general election.

He commended the peaceful conduct of the primaries, promising to continue with his good work if elected at the general election.

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