KOGI WEST SENATORIAL SEAT: TRIBUNAL RESERVES RULING ON SMART ADEYEMI’S PETITION AGAINST DINO MELAIYE

The Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly Elections Petition tribunal on Tuesday reserved judgment on the petition filed by Senator Smart Adeyemi over the Kogi west senatorial election. Adeyemi is challenging the declaration of Senator Dino Melaye as the winner of the election. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared Melaye as the winner of the February 23 national assembly election following which Adeyemi approached the election tribunal to challenge the results of the election. The three-member panel of the tribunal led by Justice A.O Chijioke, however, reserved the judgement…

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