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Court removes Dino Melaye as Senator

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The National Assembly/State Assembly election petition Tribunal has sacked Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi west senatorial district in the National Assembly.

In a judgment delivered on Friday, the tribunal ordered a fresh election in the district.

Meanwhile, Melaye who reacted via his twitter account, has vowed to appeal the judgment.

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“On Tribunal judgement. No cause 4 alarm at all. Even if it went my way they will still go to the Appeal Court. Our mandate can not be taken.

“We will get judgment at the Appeal Court. There will be fresh election in Kogi West bc I will be Governor. For my Senate mandate no shaking,” he twitted.

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