The Kogi West Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has declared Sen. Smart Adeyemi winner of the November 16 kogi west senatorial election defeating Dino Melaye.
The Tribunal while delivering its judgement said the petitioner failed to prove his case beyond reasonable doubt, pointed out that he relied majorly on hear say, consequently rejected all Witnesses the petitioner presented.
The judge said the petitioner failed to prove his petition by bringing credible Witnesses to prove its case beyond reasonable doubt said the election witnessed sufficient compliant.
The Judge in a two hours ruling, said evidences presented by the petitioner were not tenable, consequently declared Sen. Smart Adeyemi winner of the Kogi West Senatorial District Election.
But in a sudden reaction, Sen. Melaye said he would appeal the judgement, insisting that the November 16 Election was marred by irresistible violence and other irregularities.
Sen. Melaye described the judgement as a black market judgement, unfavorable to the wishes of the people of Kogi West, says he would challenge the judgment