Former Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye has been declared winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election in Kogi state.
Former Kaduna Governor, Ahmed Makarfi, leading a seven-man committee, conducted the governorship primary election for the party.
Melaye defeated his challengers; former Deputy Governor of the state, Yomi Awoniyi, former senator Attai Aidoko, Kebiru Usman and Abdullahi Haruna to clinch the ticket.
Others are Zakaria Alfa, Musa Wada, Bolu Femi, and Idoko Idah.
Melaye will face candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ahmed Usman-Ododo in the governorship election scheduled to take place on November 11.