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Melaye declares senatorial ambition

12 September 2014, 14:17

Lokoja - Dino Melaye, a former member of the House of Representatives, has declared intention to contest election in the Senate in 2015.

Dino told newsmen in Lokoja on Thursday said his ambition to represent Kogi West Senatorial District was borne out of "genuine intention''.

The aspirant, who represented Kabba-Bunu/Ijumu constituency in the House from 2007 to 2011, promised to attract more federal projects to the area if elected.

He said that his party,the All Progressives Congress (APC), would sweep the polls at all levels in 2015, promising that issues of development, empowerment of women and youths would be his major focus as a senator.

Also read : Kogi ex-governor, Melaye register as APC members

Dino appealed to the electorate to be wary of unscrupulous politicians planning to use money to change the course of voting.

He said that such politicians did not mean well for the ordinary people.

-     NAN

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