Breaking New: Tribunal sacks Dino Melaye, orders fresh election

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

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

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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.

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