Tribunal Sacks Senator Dino Melaye (Details Inside)

Tribunal Sacks Senator Dino Melaye (Details Inside)

The Kogi state national assembly/state assembly election tribunal has sacked Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west district.

On Friday, In a judgement delivered, the tribunal led by A.O. Chijioke ordered a fresh election in the district.


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The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Smart Adeyemi had challeneged the election on the grounds that there were cases of irregularities including over-voting and non-compliance with the electoral act.

“We’ve decided to fight the results of the elections in the tribunal court because constitutional injustices must not be allowed to stand,”

Adeyemi who was the Kogi west senator between 2007 and 2015 said in an April 17 tweet.

Meanwhile, the tribunal ordered that fresh elections should be held in the senatorial district.

Source : TheCable.

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