Nigeria Controversial senator, Dino Melaye has declared his intention to join the Kogi State governorship race.
Dino Melaye who represents Kogi West, on Saturday declared interest to contest for the governorship seat of the state.
According to a Blueprint report, Mr Melaye announced his bid in Ayetoro, Kogi state while formally informing the People Democratic Party, PDP leaders in his constituency.
“By the grace of God I will emerge the next Kogi Governor,” he said.
“He (Melaye) has met with PDP leaders in Aiyetoro Gbede and informed them of his decision to run for governor. He will still make a formal declaration,” the source, who did not want to be named told TheCable.
Earlier this year, Senator Dino Melaye had claimed he just survived another assassination attempt on his life and he is grateful to be alive.
In a statement he posted on social media, the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district stated that he was being attacked by hired thugs who were dressed in camouflage.
He wrote below;
I thank the God of all Generations 4 surviving another assassination attempt yesterday. Hired thugs in camouflage fired at my Convoy in Lokoja. But yet again God proved Himself God. We shall not keep quiet, the Mal-administration and perfidy going on in Kogi and Nigeria must stop