By Henry Umoru
ABUJA- AHEAD of the November 16 Kogi State Governorship election, Chairman, Senate Committee on Aviation, Senator Dino Melaye, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Kogi West has vehemently rejected the position of Director General of his party’s Gubernatorial Campaign Council.
Melaye who declined via Whatsapp message, may not be unconnected with his defeat during the party’s primary election in the course of searching for PDP’s candidate for the 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 said, “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.”
Also recall that Dino Melaye had lost to Engr.Musa Wada from Kogi East Senatorial during the party’s gubernatorial primary in Kogi state.
He 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.