Senator Dino Melaye has called for calm after an election petition tribunal sacked him as the member representing Kogi west senatorial district.
According to the controversial lawmaker who spoke via his Twitter handle, he said that he would appeal the judgment.
The tribunal held that a fresh election be conducted in the senatorial district after nullifying his victory.
What he tweeted below:
“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.”
— Senator Dino Melaye. (SDM) (@dino_melaye) August 23, 2019