Senator Dino Melaye has reacted angrily to the election held on Saturday in which he was defeated by Senator Smart Adeyemi who scored 88,373 to defeat his rival who scored 62,133 as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Peoples Democratic Party candidate in the Kogi West Senatorial supplementary election, Dino Melaye, has condemned results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
Melaye described results announced by the electoral umpire as “Magic results.”
In a series of tweets, the former Senator vowed to contest the results, stressing that “illegality shall never stand.”
He wrote: “16 out of 24 units where the supplementary election was conducted today in Kabba/Bunu LG has been cancelled. This speaks volumes of the disaster called an election.
“A situation where APC agents were the ones issuing INEC result sheets at the pooling units is phenomenal.
“I am very proud of the electorate in Kogi West. You voted me today but prepared results were already in place. We will fight to the end. illegality shall never stand. Magic results everywhere.- SDM.”
The APC candidate got 88,373 votes to defeat Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), his closest challenger, who polled 62,133 votes.