A former chairman, Senate Committee of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Dino Melaye, on Wednesday protested and submitted a petition at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Abuja where he demanded cancellation of the Kogi West Senatorial election.

Dino Melaye’s petition is calling for the cancellation of the election in Kogi West senatorial district especially in areas where there are reported cases of electoral violence.

Speaking further about the election, Dino said, “In Egbeda ward, the State Speaker of House of Assembly led thugs to cart away ballot boxes and all these ballot boxes were taken to a designated, all thumb-printed in favour of APC and all these results returned in favour of APC.

Dino Melaye of the People’s Democratic Party contested against Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress and INEC declared the election inconclusive.

Dino’s Petition was received by Festus Okoye the national commissioner on Voter Education and information.


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