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Kogi state election Tribunal upheld election of Senator Dino Melaye

Tribunal Upholds Dino Melaye's
Election
The Kogi state election Tribunal this
morning upheld the election of Senator Dino
Melaye, in a much-anticipated verdict given
this morning in Lokoja.

The Kogi state election Tribunal this morning upheld
the election of Senator Dino Melaye, in a much-
anticipated verdict given this morning in Lokoja.
His election had been challenged by the former holder of the
seat, Smart Adeyemi, who belongs to the Peoples
Democratic Party. The petition had been dismissed before
on a technical ground that it was filed out of time.
Senator of the Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator
Dino Melaye
But the Federal Appeal court ruled that the case should be
heard anew.
Melaye, of the All Progressives Congress, broke the news of
his triumph in a tweet this morning: "Praise God. Senator
Dino Melaye's election upheld and Senator Smart
Adeyemi's petition dismissed for lack of merit.

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