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Dino Melaye: Appeal Court nullifies election, orders fresh polls

The Appeal Court has nullified the election of Kogi West senator, Dino Melaye, with a fresh election ordered.

Dino Melaye revealed this via a tweet:

“I just lost my election at the Appeal Court and fresh election ordered. In all things,I give God the praise. He who started the good thing will definitely complete it. I ask my supporters to be law-abiding as we shall always overcome. To God be the Glory”.

The ruling comes after Dino Melaye appealed a Kogi State election tribunal ruling which nullified his election.

The senator was declared winner of the February election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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This was however challenging by Smart Adeyemi of the APC on grounds of irregularities, over-voting and non-compliance with the electoral acts.

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