Senator Dino Melaye has reacted to his defeat at the Court of Appeal, saying the court judgement is human judgement, and he believes in God’s judgement.
It was earlier reported that the Kogi State National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal had nullified the election of the lawmaker.
Melaye who was sacked as the lawmaker representing Kogi West senatorial district, said; “Court judgement is human judgment, I believe in the divine I mean God’s judgment.”
“It is absolutely well. No worries, no tension, no pains. I celebrate God for he is always a good God. At the end, His name will be glorified.”
According to report, the court upheld the majority judgment of the Tribunal that the petitioner, Senator Smart Adeyemi, proved the allegations of malpractices, mutilation of result sheet, and over-voting.
It was gathered that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have been ordered by the court to conduct a fresh election within 90 days.
Melaye had taken to Twitter to announce his defeat, he wrote;
I just lost my election at the Appeal Court and Fresh election ordered. In all things I give God the Praise. He who started a good thing will definitely complete it. I ask my supporters to be law abiding as we shall always overcome. To God be the Glory.
— Senator Dino Melaye. (SDM) (@dino_melaye) October 11, 2019