Appeal Court Sacks Dino Melaye, Orders Fresh Election

Dino Melaye | Photo credit: EagleOnline

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has sacked the Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye.

The Court affirmed the judgment of the Kogi State National and State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal.

The judgment which was delivered by the chairman of the tribunal, Justice A.O Chijoke, ordered the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC to conduct a fresh election in the zone within 90 days.

Reacting to the judgement via his Twitter handle, the Senator urged his supporters to remain calm.

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