Senate: Dino Melaye accepts defeat, congratulates opponent, TJ Yusuf

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Three-term House of Representatives member, Hon. Tajudeen Yusuf, on Tuesday beat former Senator Dino Melaye to secure the ticket of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to contest for Kogi west senatorial zone.

Yusuf representing Kabba/Bunu Ijumu federal constituency, polled 163 delegates’ votes to defeat Melaye with 99 in a rerun after Monday night contest tied at 88 apiece.

Dino Writes: “The Primary has been fought and won. I congratulate Hon. T.J YUSUF and thank all those who voted on the first and second ballot for me. The Gang is unimaginable but l give God praise. God bless you all. SDM”.