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Breaking: Tribunal sacks Dino Melaye as Kogi West Senator, orders fresh election

Breaking: Tribunal sacks Dino Melaye as Kogi West Senator, orders fresh election

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

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

Delivering judgement in the petition this morning Friday August 23rd, the three man panel led by Justice A. O. Chijioke, unanimously annuled the election and ordered a re-election into the senatorial district.

http://www.lindaikejisblog.com/2019/8/breaking-tribunal-sacks-dino-melaye-as-kogi-west-senator-orders-fresh-election.html

Author: LindaikejisBlog

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