Dino Melaye has been re-elected to the senate after winning the Kogi West Senatorial District election.
The returning officer for Kogi West Senatorial district, Emmanuel Bala, made the announcement on Monday saying Mr Melaye scored the highest number of votes from the election.
The results give the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Mr Melaye, a win over his political rival, Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Mr Melaye having scored the highest number of votes was declared winner and returned elected with 85,395 votes while Mr Adeyemi got 66,901 votes.
Melaye had been in early lead from results announced Sunday, and returns to the upper legislative chamber for a second time.