By this, Jibrila Bindow, the state governor and APC candidate, seeking a second term in office has lost his re-election bid to Ahmadu Fintiri, candidate of the PDP in the election.
Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, the APC candidate which won the race polled 331,546 votes.
Mr El-rufai made this known on Wednesday while delivering a keynote address at a colloquium in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
After the visit, Melaye willingly presented himself to the police for arrest.
Mr Sani, a fierce critic of his state governor, Nasir El-rufai, is seeking re-election on the platform of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP).
The Senator is said to be wanted for alleged homicide he committed in July.