Breaking: Senate president Lawan swears in Smart Adeyemi as replacement for defeated Dino Melaye
Days after defeating Dino Melaye in the recently held senatorial rerun in Kogi West district, Smart Adeyemi has been sworn in to office to take the seat of the latter.
Adeyemi took the oath of office as administered on him by the president of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday, November 4. Legit.ng reports that Adeyemi took the oath at exactly 10.35 am once the senators adopted the votes and proceedings of an sitting. Adeyemi contested the seat on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) against Melaye, who sought to return to the Senate on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).