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Kogi west senatorial District election petition. Dino lost to Sen. Smart

The petition filed by Sen. Dino Melaye, the PDP candidate who was returned elected at the last Kogi west Senatorial District election against Sen. Smart Adeyemi of the APC, lost his appeal in the Court of Appeal.

The court of Appeal upheld the judgment of the Election Petition Tribunal which nullified the election of Sen. Dino Melaye to the Senate and ordered a fresh election within 90 days, which on this premised, Sen. Dino Melaye not satisfy with the Judgment, appealed to Court of Appeal, which the decision of the Tribunal was upheld by the appellant court.

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The election was annulled by court of Appeal, on the basis that the result sheet which returned Sen. Dino Melaye to the senate was date 25 day of Feb 2019, against 23 Feb. 2019 which was the date the election actually held.

The Court of Appeal ordered a fresh election to conducted by INEC within 90 days from today 11/10/2019.

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