SENATOR SMART ADEYEMI HAS BEEN SWORN IN TO REPRESENT KOGI WEST

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Wednesday, has sworn in Senator Smart Adeyemi to represent Kogi West Senatorial District election.

Adeyemi, of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), won the recent by-election conducted in the district by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over Senato Dino Melaye of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

The swearing-in was done by the Clerk of the Senate, Nelson Ayewoh, at the start of plenary. Adeyemi is returning to the Senate about five years after he lost the seat to Melaye at the 2015 election.

This was after he emerged victorious at the bye-election conducted last week in the district by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Returning Officer of the election, Professor Olajide Lawal, announced that Adeyemi polled a total of 88,373 votes to beat Melaye who scored 62,133 votes.

-Kiss Breaks News

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