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INEC To Release Timetable For Dino’s Recall Sept. 18

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that it would resume the recall process  for the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye.

In a statement made available on Tuesday, and signed by one of its Commissioner, Mallam Mohammed Haruna, a revised timetable and schedule of activities will be released on September 18, 2017 in compliance with the orders of the court.

The statement partly reads: “It will be recalled that in obedience to an interlocutory order of the Federal High Court, Abuja given on 6th July, 2017 the Independent National Electoral Commission stayed all actions relating to the petition to recall Senator Dino Melaye as the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District.

“Judgment in the suit was delivered yesterday, September 11,  2017. All legal hurdles have now been cleared and the recall process can now proceed as envisaged by the constitution, the Electoral Act and the extant INEC guidelines and regulation.

“Accordingly, and in compliance with the orders of the court, the commission will release a revised timetable and schedule of activities on Monday,  September 18, 2017.”

 

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