Written by on September 10, 2019

The Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye has appealed
the judgment of the Kogi State National and State Houses of
Assembly Election Tribunal, which voided his election.
In the appeal dated September 5, 2019, Melaye raised 23
grounds of appeal, in which he faulted the majority decision of
the tribunal.
Melaye is also seeking an order of the Court of Appeal allowing
his appeal and an order sustaining his objection to the petition or
dismissing the petition and confirming his electoral victory.
Melaye’s election was nullified by the Kogi State National
Assembly/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal. The
tribunal also ordered a fresh election in Kogi West Senatorial
District. He therefore wants the court to set aside the judjement.

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