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Friday, 23 June 2017

Dino's Recall: INEC Notifies Dino Melaye Of Petition For His Recall

This, according to the commission, is in accordance with its guidelines for the recall of members of the National Assembly.  INEC’s National Commissioner and Member of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Mohammed Haruna, disclosed this in a statement today.  “In accordance with the INEC guidelines for the recall of members of the National Assembly, the Commission has formally acknowledged the receipt of the petition to the petitioners’ representatives and has conveyed a letter notifying Senator Melaye of our receipt of the petition,” the statement read in part.  “The next step is to verify that the petitioners are registered voters in the Kogi West Senatorial District.”  To carry out the verification of the petitioners, INEC said it will on July 3, 2017, issue a public notice stating the day(s), time, location and other details for the verification.  The statement said the Commission considered the petition submitted by some registered voters from Kogi West Senatorial District to kick start the process of recalling Senator Melaye during its weekly meeting earlier in the day.

The independent national electoral commission has set in motion the process of recalling senator Dino Melaye. 

The electoral body which received some signatures from members of Kogi West senatorial district seeking his recall says, it will begin the process of verification from July 3.


This, according to the commission, is in accordance with its guidelines for the recall of members of the National Assembly.
INEC’s National Commissioner and Member of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Mohammed Haruna, disclosed this in a statement today.
“In accordance with the INEC guidelines for the recall of members of the National Assembly, the Commission has formally acknowledged the receipt of the petition to the petitioners’ representatives and has conveyed a letter notifying Senator Melaye of our receipt of the petition,” the statement read in part.
“The next step is to verify that the petitioners are registered voters in the Kogi West Senatorial District.”
To carry out the verification of the petitioners, INEC said it will on July 3, 2017, issue a public notice stating the day(s), time, location and other details for the verification.
The statement said the Commission considered the petition submitted by some registered voters from Kogi West Senatorial District to kick start the process of recalling Senator Melaye during its weekly meeting earlier in the day.

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