Dino Melaye INEC receives signatures for Kogi Senator’s recall

A total of 188,580 electorates had signed Senator Dino Melaye’s recall register.

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The process to recall Senator Dino Melaye from the upper legislative chamber seems to be making progress.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, took delivery of signatures from electorates in Kogi state for Melaye’s recall.

The signatures contained in six bags were submitted at the Headquarters of Nigeria’s electoral umpire in Abuja.

A total of 188,580 electorates had signed Melaye’s recall register.

The returning officer for the recall, Adamu Yusuf stated this at the All Progressives Congress (APC) state secretariat in Lokoja on Monday, June 19, 2017.

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Yusuf noted that out of 360,098 of the total registered voters of the seven western senatorial districts comprising Yagba, Mopa Muro, Kabba Bunu, Yagba East, Koton Karfe, Lokoja and Ijumu, 188, 588, signed the recall register constituting 52.3% of the voters in senatorial district.

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