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BREAKING : Tribunal Sacks Dino Melaye As Kogi West Senator

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The Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal on Friday nullified the victory of Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West Senatorial district.

Dino Melaye
Dino Melaye

Melaye, who is of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was declared a winner in the February election by INEC, but Senator Smart Adeyemi (APC) approached the tribunal, challenging INEC’s declaration citing, irregularities, over voting and non-compliance with the electoral acts.

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

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