Senator Dino Melaye has lost out on the Kogi West sentorial ticket under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ticket to Hon. T.J Yusuf.

There was a deadlock in the Kogi West PDP Senatorial primary election where Dino Melaye scored 88 and TJ Yusuf polled 88 vote.

In the rerun election conducted on Tuesday, Hon. T. J. Yusuf defeated Sen. Dino Melaye by 163 to 99 votes to pick the PDP ticket

Yusuf, while speaking after he was declared the winner, extended the olive branch to his co-contestants, urging hem to join hands with him to win the general election.

He commended the peaceful conduct of the primaries, promising to continue with his good work if elected at the general election.