Senator Dino Melaye of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP) has defeated other candidates who ran for the seat of Kogi West Senatorial District; prominent of the candidates is Senator Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress(APC).

He said after his name was declared;

To God alone be the glory forever and ever. Amen. I have just been declared winner of the Kogi West Senatorial District Election. God only You would have done this. Kogi West I thank you all. I love you all. What a mighty God we serve.