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#KogiDecide2019: My nephew shot at polling unit on Saturday is dead —Melaye

Dino Melaye casts his vote in the Saturday election, where he is the PDP candidate for Kogi West senatorial seat. Photo: Femi Atoyebi
Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Saturday’s Kogi West Senatorial election, Mr. Dino Melaye, says his nephew who was allegedly shot at a polling unit on Saturday, has died.

Melaye said the man, Olorunjuwon, died on Sunday morning.

Taking to his Twitter handle @dino_melaye on Sunday, Melaye had tweeted:

Senator Dino Melaye. (SDM)
@dino_melaye
My nephew Olorunjuwon who was shot at my pooling unit yesterday died this morning. My brother your death is a Supreme sacrifice in the struggle for the liberation of our people. Rest in peace aburo… So sad.

Mr. Melaye had published an unofficial results of the election in a handful of areas on Saturday, ahead of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

He had also tweeted about alleged electoral frauds in certain polling units, saying his party’s vote results were being changed, tweeting:

Senator Dino Melaye. (SDM)
@dino_melaye
NYSC pooling officers forced to sign new results. What class of desperation…. In God alone I trust.

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