Senator Dino Melaye yesterday lost the Governorship election ticket to Engr Wada, who rose as the PDP flag bearer for the November 16 Kogi State governorship election.
Musa Wada, a younger brother of the direct past Governor Idris Wada, who also contested for the ticket, scored 748 votes to clinch the party ticket.
He was almost followed by Abubakar Mohammed Ibrahim, the son of a former governor, Ibrahim Idris (Ibro), who polled 710 votes.
The immediate past governor, Capt. Wada, came third with 345 votes while Senator Melaye polled 70 votes to emerge fourth.
The Senator also sustained some degree of injury during the clash that occurred during the primary election in Kogi.