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Dino Melaye sacked as Kogi West Senator by Election Tribunal

Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West Senatorial has been sacked by the Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal.

Senator Smart Adeyemi had approached the tribunal challenging INEC’s declaration of Dino Melaye as winner of the February election.

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

The three man panel headed by Justice A. O. Chijioke in a unanimous judgment on Friday accepted Adeyemi’s ground and ordered fresh elections in the senatorial district.

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Muhammad A. Aliyu

Muhammad Ameer Aliyu, is a prolific journalist who joined Okay Nigeria in 2015 with the aim staying committed to bringing more positive growth to the digital news platform. He is the Senior editor at Okay Nigeria.
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