21st May 2024
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2019 Kogi Guber: PDP in crisis as Dino Melaye rejects DG position

2019 Kogi Guber: PDP in crisis as Dino Melaye rejects DG position

All may not be well with the Kogi State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as it may be heading for crises, following an uneasy calm among the stakeholders after the result of its primary election, which threw up Engr. Musa wada as the winner.

Letting out his bottled dissatisfaction, the Chairman, Senate Committee on Aviation, Senator Dino Melaye, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Kogi West has rejected the position of Director General of his party’s Gubernatorial Campaign Council.

Melaye had rejected the offer of being the Director General of the campaign via Whatsapp message, a decision many have attributed to his defeat during the party’s governorship primary election.

Senator Melaye who wished the PDP well, said that “when truth is a casualty there is chaos.”

Also recall that Senator Melaye’s election was nullified by the Kogi State election tribunal in Lokoja penultimate week.

Rejecting the position of Director General, Senator Melaye tweeted, “Let me state categorically that I have turned down the position of Director-General of the PDP Kogi State Governorship Campaign Council. I wish PDP all the best. When truth is a casualty there is chaos.”

Recall that Melaye came fourth with 70 votes while, 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, Abubakar Mohammed Ibrahim-710 votes, and Musa Wada with 748 votes to emerge winner.

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