From Joseph Amedu, Lokoja
As Senator Dino Melaye, the Senatorial Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), for Kogi West Senatorial District in the next Saturday’s general elections has expressed the confidence of emerging victorious at the polls embarks on zone to zone campaign as he embarks on zone to zone campaign, he
Senator Dino Melaye has also declared that all the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi state will win overwhelmingly.
He gave the assurance while addressing a crowd of his supporters at Gegu Bekki in Kogi local government area of Kogi state at the weekend.
He thanked the people of Kogi West and the leadership of PDP for standing by him throughout his ordeal as well as embarking on massive campaign for him and other party candidates across the senatorial district in his absence.
Melaye told the gathering that he had attracted 149 projects to the district from 2015 till date, urging the constituents to give him their votes to enable him do more.
Speaking with journalists shortly after the campaign tour, Senator Melaye expressed confidence that the PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar will emerge victorious on February 16.
“The reception has been very wonderful. The enthusiasm of the voters is encouraging. We can say on good authority that light shall overcome darkness.
“We are very sure, by the grace of God, Atiku will not only win this local government, but from what we are seeing on ground, he will win with a very wide margin.
“We have been assured by the people that the Senatorial, House of Representatives and House of Assembly elections is also a concluded issue in this local government because of the pervasive hunger in the land.
“Kogi state today have the highest number of ulcer patients in the Federal Republic of Nigeria due to hunger. Salaries have not been paid, pensioners have not been paid, the level of insecurity in the state is second to none. The people are completely disenchanted, they are disillusioned, they are not happy and the only solution is to have PDP back in power to come and correct the mess that has been created by this government,” he said.
He urged the people of Kogi West senatorial district to re-elect him to enable them to continue enjoy more dividends of democracy.