The All Progressives Congress candidate in the Kogi West senatorial re-run election, Smart Adeyemi has been declared winner of the polls.

The Returning Officer for the election, Olayinde Lawal, declared Adeyemi winner at the end of the rerun on Saturday.

Smart Adeyemi polled 88,373 votes to defeat Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who polled 62,133 votes.