Tribunal annuls Dino Melaye’s election victory, orders fresh polls
The Kogi State National Assembly /State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal has annulled the election of Sen. Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi Senatorial District.
Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 23rd election, Smart Adeyemi, had filed a petition before the tribunal challenging Dino’s victory.
He cited irregularities, over voting and non compliance with the electoral acts as grounds for challenging the result of the election.
Delivering judgement in the petition on Friday, the three man panel led by Justice A. O. Chijioke, unanimously annulled the election and ordered a fresh poll into the senatorial district.