Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers
1. The All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate in the Kogi West senatorial election, Smart Adeyemi has been declared winner of the polls.
The Returning Officer for the election, Olayinde Lawal, declared that the APC candidate got 88,373 votes to defeat Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), his closest challenger, who polled 62,133 votes.
2. The Kogi State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Professor James Apam, has blamed the low turnout of voters in the Saturday’s Kogi West senatorial district rerun on poor mobilisation by political parties.
Apam said that instead of the political parties to embark on membership drive aimed at convincing their supporters on the need to come out and vote for them, they…