Kogi West Senatorial Election Tribunal: A Miscarriage Of Justice- Melaye
Senator Dino Melaye has labeled the ruling of the National Assembly/State Election Petitions Tribunal which nullified his electoral victory in the March 22, 2019 National Assembly Elections “a total miscarriage of justice.”
Melaye- who represents Kogi West Senatorial District- made this statement in a press release made public on Friday following the decision of the Elections Petition Tribunal to nullify his victory at the polls.
“The judgement is full of importation of information that are alien to the case”, read the statement.
It continued: “I however commend the courage and moral strength of the chairman of the tribunal for resisting evil and standing on the path of justice.”
“I have confidence in the Appeal Court to right the wrongs contained in the pronouncements of the judgement”, Melaye said further.
The Senator also revealed that his team will be appealing the ruling of the tribunal, expressing confidence that “justice will prevail.”
“I also want to tell those jubilating that their jubilation will be short-lived while appealing to my teeming supporters to remain calm as their mandate is safe and secured and cannot be taken through any mischievous means”, said Melaye.
“However, our legal team is already working on appealing the judgement and I assure all that justice will prevail”, he added.