Tribunal Sacks Dino Melaye, Orders Fresh Election

The National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Lokoja has today, laid off the Senator for Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye.

Smart Adeyemi, the APC candidate at the February 2019 elections, filed a petition before the tribunal challenging Dino’s victory raising concerns on irregularities, and non-compliance.

The three-man panel led by Justice A. O. Chijioke unanimously annulled the election and ordered for a fresh election in the senatorial district.

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