Dino Melaye sacked as Kogi west senator by Tribunal

Senator Dino Melaye, representative of Kogi west senatorial district has been sacked by the National Assembly and state Assembly election petition tribunal on Friday 23rd August.

According to a report by the Vanguard, Senator Dino who was a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was declared winner in the February 23 election by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Senator Smart Adeyemi, who was the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) approached the tribunal to challenge Melaye’s victory.

He cited irregularities over voting and non compliance with the electoral acts.

The three-man panel led by Justice A. O. Chijioke in a unanimous judgment, accepted Senator Adeyemi’s petition and order for reelection into the senatorial axis.

JiveNaija.com will bring you more as it unfolds.

Source JiveNaija.com
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