BREAKING: Tribunal sacks Dino Melaye as Kogi west senator


The Kogi state National Assembly and State Assembly election petition tribunal has sacked Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west senatorial district.

Dino Melaye was announced winner in the senatorial election in February and has longed been sworn in as the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district.

In a judgement delivered on Friday, the tribunal ordered a fresh election in the district. Smart Adeyemi of the APC challenged Melaye’s victory at the tribunal.

The three man panel led by Justice A. O. Chijioke, in a unanimous judgment on Friday, accepted Smart Adeyemi’s ground and order for reelection into the senatorial axis.

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