Dino Melaye has reacted to loosing the Kogi west elections as announced by INEC.
He contested the re-run under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) but was defeated by Senator Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC)
Smart Adeyemi polled a total of 88,373 votes to defeat his major challenger Dino Melaye of the (PDP) who got 62,133 votes.
Reacting to his loss, Melaye in a series of tweets maintained that Smart Adeyemi is his political wife.
He Tweeted: I want to specially thank God almighty that he preserved my life after 5 attempted assassination,combined forces of security agencies,INEC,Federal,State and LG powers. I was fought on land,in the air and spiritually. It was not about election but my life. God i thank you.
I will challenge the temporal and evaporative victory of Adeyemi at the Tribunal. Victory attain by violence and fraud is tantamount to defeat..for it is momentary. It is not about Dino MELAYE, it is about Nigeria and our electoral system. I stay the course..not over yet.
The reaction of men and women of goodwill all over Nigeria especially the wonderful people of Kogi west who truly voted for me is a testimony that God is with me and with us all. I won the election and Adeyemi remain my political wife. Thank you Nigerians. Victory is certain.
The forces against me are not beyound God. People should not worry about me, i am fine and will always be. I just thank God that the plan to kill me did not succeed..A living Dog is better than a dead Lion. I thank God for life. My name is Daniel i can not fall or fail.