Shortly after the electoral commission, INEC, declared All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Smart Adeyemi winner of the Kogi West senatorial rerun, party chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, issued a statement mocking the loser, Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The chairman is entitled to his exultation, considering that what matters to him is bagging as many states as possible and aligning them with the APC column for 2023. He was emphatic that Senator Melaye’s loss was a confirmation of the wages of rebellion which has seen the 16 APC senators that defected to the PDP before the last polls losing their seats.
Said Mr Oshiomhole: “I have always believed in the ability of the people of Kogi West to elect leaders who will make them proud in the Senate and not the defeated Senator Melaye who is among the 16 Senators who rebelled against our party. As it stands today, the broom has swept away the entire 16 Senators, Dino being the last, who tried to…