|Senator Dino Melaye|
The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Friday struck out the petition of Sen. Smart Adeyemi challenging the victory of Dino Melaye
Accordly to Sahara reporter ,Justice Muhammed Adume held that the tribunal was wrong in striking out Adeyemi’s petition on the grounds of technicalities, instead of substantial justice.
Adeyemi filed a suit at the Appeal Court after the State Tribunal Elections Petition Tribunal upheld the March 28, 2015 Senatorial election in favour of Melaye.
The court further held that the decision of the tribunal that Adeyemi did not file his petition within the time frame allowed by law was wrong and nullified it forthwith. NAN recalls that the tribunal had dismissed the petition of Adeyemi,
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