Senator Smart Adeyemi, representing Kogi West Senatorial District, was sworn-in by the Senate secretary on Wednesday.
Adeyemi swore exactly at 10.36 to replace Senator Dino Melaye, who lost the elections in a new election held on November 16, 2019.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared that the elections in the Kogi West Senatorial District were inconclusive after the state elections of November 16th.
However, the repetition produced by Senator Smart Adeyemi ended on December 1 in favor of the APC.
The end result was that Senator Adeyemi got more than 88,000 votes while Senator Dino Melaye got more than 68,000 votes.