The national chairman of the All Progressive Congress APC has congratulated Smart Adeyemi who floored Dino Melaye, his close rival in the Kogi senatorial rerun poll Oshiomhole said that the victory of the ruling party means that Melaye and others who allegedly opposed democracy in the country have been swept away.
The victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC)'s senatorial candidate in the Kogi West rerun election, Smart Adeyemi, has no doubt endeared him more to his party members both at state and national levels. After Adeyemi was declared winner of the recently-concluded poll, he was congratulated by the national chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, in the night of Saturday, November 30, The Nation reports.
Oshiomhole said that the victory of the APC in Kogi proves that the people of the state can be trusted to choose leaders that are capable of taking them to new heights in the Senate.
He said: ”As it stands today, the broom has swept away the entire 16 Senators, Dino being the last, who tried to destabilise our democracy for their personal interest, jettisoning the interest of the electorate."