Dino Melaye Suffers Another Defeat at Appellate Court, Gives Praise to God


Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial district, Friday suffered another defeat at the Court of Appeal.

A three-member panel of the Appellate Court led by Justice Yahaya Dantijo, in a unanimous decision, affirmed the judgement of a National Assembly/House of Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Kohi State.

The tribunal had earlier on sacked Melaye and ordered that fresh elections be conducted in the district.

Justice Dantijo on Friday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw the certificate of return given to Melaye and conduct a fresh election within the time frame of the law.

In a swift reaction to the Appellate Court judgement, Melaye said: “I just lost my election at the 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…

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