Dino Melaye Vs Smart Adeyemi: INEC Fixes Nov 16 For Rerun Of Kogi West Senatorial Election


The Independent National Electoral Commission has bound a dates for
conducting rerun elections for a Sabuwa State Constituency, Katsina
State and Kogi West Senatorial District.

Dino Melaye and Smart Adeyemi will knock it out in a rerun on Nov 16.

According to a communique from INEC, a elect met on Monday to
consider a calendar for a elections.

The electoral physique bound a 30 Nov 2019 for a control of a
Katsina by-election, while a 16 Nov has been scheduled for the
rerun of a Kogi-West senatorial election.

According to INEC, a Kogi rerun choosing will take place
simultaneously with a Kogi governorship choosing bound for November
16 as that of Bayelsa State.

Adeyemi, a claimant of a All Progressives Congress in a Kogi
West senatorial district election, final Aug pronounced his celebration was not
afraid of a rerun.

He pronounced this while assenting a visualisation of a choosing petitions
tribunal that sacked a lawmaker representing Kogi West, Senator Dino

Justice Anthony Chijioke-led row of a Kogi State election
petitions judiciary had systematic a uninformed choosing in a senatorial

In his reaction, Senator Adeyemi remarkable that as a tyro of law, he
had always believed that a probity is where those who have been
cheated get justice.

He insisted that he would retrieve his charge in a rerun systematic by
the tribunal, stressing that he has built a picture to win the
election over a years.

The two-time senator compared himself to Melaye who contested the
election on a height of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

He said, “We are not fearful to go for a rerun since a people can
assess a dual personalities. They know the antecedents, they know our
track records, they know who we are and what we mount for.

However, Melaye, in a criticism that generated exhilarated debates online,
considered Adeyemi as his ‘political wife’ that he would kick in the
forthcoming election.