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    Musa Wada has on Wednesday clinched the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship ticket in Kogi State ahead of his brother and former Governor, Idris Wada and Senator Dino Melaye.

    Musa polled 748 votes to win the party’s ticket. He was closely followed by Abubakar Mohammed Ibrahim, son of former Governor Ibrahim Idris, who polled 710 votes.

    Idris Wada came third with 345 votes, while Senator Dino Melaye polled 70 votes to come fourth.

    Others are Aminu Suleiman (55 votes); Victor Adoji (54 votes); Erico Joseph (42 votes); AVM Saliu Atawodi (11 votes); Emmanuel Omebije (nine votes); Mohammed Shuaibi (four votes); Bayo Michael (two votes) and Jabiru Haruna (none).

    Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West) has rejected the result, describing it as “totally unacceptable”.

    READ ALSO: PDP Resumes Counting Of Votes In Kogi After Invasion By Gunmen

    Melaye, on his Twitter page, expressed his dissatisfaction with the conduct and outcome of the election. He said: “It is ridiculous to declare a final result of PDP governorship primary election when my votes sorted out in eight of 10 ballot boxes are missing, only to declare votes in two ballot boxes as my votes. Totally unacceptable.”

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