Senator Dino Melaye has turned down an appointment to serve as director-general of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship campaign in Kogi State.
In a post on his Twitter page, Melaye who contested and lost the PDP governorship primary election to Musa Wada days ago, wrote:
“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.”
After the election, the Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Adamawa State Governor Ahmad Fintiri, declared Musa Wada winner of the PDP governorship primary election in Kogi.
Wada got 748 votes, Abubakar Ibrahim, son of a former governor of the state got 710 votes, the Immediate past governor of Kogi, Idris Wada, polled 340 votes to place third in the election while Dino Melaye with 70 votes emerged fourth.
He rejected the result, stating that only two out of 10 ballot boxes were declared his votes.