JUST IN: INEC Receives 52.3% Signatures On Dino’s Recall


The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Wednesday received signatures from the electorates in Kogi West Senatorial District demanding the recall of lawmaker representing the zone, Dino Melaye from the Senate.

Recall that on Monday, the Special Adviser to the state governor on political affairs, Mr. Pius Kolawole had announced the results of collated signatures in Lokoja while addressing party members from the district.

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He had said that the collation of signatures of voters to that effect was carried out successfully on June 17.

Kolawole had also commended the voters in the district for turning out en mass for the exercise, saying that Section 69 of the 1999 constitution backed their action.

The electorates were said to have submitted their signatures at the Commission’s headquarters in Abuja in six bags.

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It was reported on Tuesday that INEC will today, Wednesday, receive petition to recall Melaye from the senate.

A total of 188,580 electorates from Kogi West, signed the recall register form of Senator Melaye.

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