Appeal court nullifies Dino Melaye’s election, orders fresh polls

The Appeal Court on Friday nullified the election of Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye.

Melaye who made the disclosure via his Twitter handle, stated that the court ordered a fresh election.

Melaye expressed hope in winning the re-election ordered by the court and asked his supporters to be law-abiding, noting that he and his supporters will “always overcome”.

Recall that he was a candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and declared winner of the February election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

However, Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress, APC, had challenged Melaye’s victory in court.

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