Senator Dino Melaye has filed an application before the Court of Appeal to overturn the decision of an election tribunal to sack him.
The Kogi State National Assembly/State Assembly Election Petition Tribunal sacked Senator Melaye as the representative of the Kogi West senatorial district in the Senate.
Melaye who beat his closest opponent, Smart Adeyemi during the election conducted on the 23rd of February,2019 for a second term in the upper legislative chamber for the Ntional Assembly.
The tribunal agreed with him and annulled the election in a ruling delivered on Friday, August 23.
A three member panel was setup,which was led by justice A.O. Chijioki,ordered for a fresh election to be conducted in the senatorial district.
Adeyemi and his All Progressives Congress (APC), as well as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are all listed as respondents in the application.
Melaye who referred to the judgement has travesty and miscarriage of justice, he said he have confidence in the appeal court to correct the pronouncement of the judgement.