Tribunal sacks PDP Senator for Kogi West, Senator Dino Malaye

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Tribunal sacks PDP Senator for Kogi West, Senator Dino Malaye

By Ikechukeu Chidiebere Okoli

It has come obvious that the Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal has eventually quashed the victory of Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West Senatorial district.

Melaye (PDP) was declared winner in the February election by INEC however, Senator Smart Adeyemi (APC) approached the tribunal, challenging INEC declaration on tripod grounds of irregularities, over voting and non compliance with the electoral acts.

Meanwhile, the three man panel led by Justice A. O. Chijioke in a unanimous judgment on Friday accepted Adeyemi’s ground and order for reelection into the senatorial axis.

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