Breaking: Dino Melaye Has Been Sacked As Kogi West Senator By Tribunal

Dino Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West senatorial district at the Senate, has been sacked by the National Assembly election petition tribunal.

There was a report by Vanguard that Melaye, who was a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was declared winner of the February 23 election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The three man panel led by Justice A. O. Chijioke in a unanimous judgment on Friday, August 23, accepted Adeyemi’s ground and ordered for reelection into the senatorial axis. Read more:

Reacting to the tribunal’s judgement, Melaye who is contesting in the upcoming governorship election in Kogi state said there was no cause for alarm over his sack, adding that his mandate would not be taken from him.

Even more, Melaye, referring to himself, said that he who laughs last laughs long. Read more:

Melaye, who was a candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was declared winner of the February 23, election by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

Senator Smart Adeyemi, who was the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC),  who was not satisfied by the electoral procedure approached the tribunal to challenge Melaye’s victory, citing, irregularities, over-voting and non compliance with the electoral acts.

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