Breaking-Tribunal annuls Dino Melaye’s election as senator, orders fresh election

The Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal has annulled Dino Melaye’s election as the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District.

Smart Adeyemi, the APC candidate in the February 23rd election had filed a petition before the tribunal challenging Dino’s victory, citing over voting, irregularities and non- compliance with the electoral acts.

Picture of Dino Melaye

The judgement was delivered this morning, by a three-man panel led by Justice A.O Chijioke which annulled the election and ordered a fresh election for the senatorial district.


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