ABUJA, Nigeria – Senator Smart Adeyemi representing Kogi West Senatorial District was on Wednesday sworn-in by the Clerk of the Senate.
Adeyemi took the oath of office at exactly 10.36 to replace Senator Dino Melaye who lost the election in a rerun that took place on 16th November, 2019.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Kogi West Senatorial District election inconclusive after the state elections of 16th November
The rerun which produced Senator Smart Adeyemi was, however, concluded on 1st December in favour of the APC.
The final result saw Senator Adeyemi polling over 88,000 votes while Senator Dino Melaye polled over 68,000 votes.