Musa Wada clinches Kogi PDP governorship ticket

Engr Musa Wada, Kogi PDP governorship candidate

Engineer Musa Wada has clinched the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ticket for the Kogi governorship election slated for November 16, The Nation reports.

Musa Wada, a younger brother of the immediate past Governor Idris Wada, scored 748 votes to defeat other 11 aspirants and emerge winner of the PDP primary election in Lokoja, the state capital.

Abubakar Mohammed Ibrahim, the son of a former governor, Ibrahim Idris (Ibro), came second with 710 votes while Capt. Wada, came third with 345 votes.

Senator Dino Melaye was able to poll 70 vote to emerge fourth.

Other aspirants include 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.

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