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Tribunal sacks Dino Melaye

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The Kogi State National Assembly election tribunal Friday nullified the election of Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West Senatorial district.

Melaye, a candidate of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) was declared the winner of the February election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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His victory was challenged in court by Smart Adeyemi, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Adeyemi challenged Melaye's victory on three grounds of 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 Adeyemi’s ground and order a reelection


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