Thursday, 13 July 2017

INEC Restrains Senator Dino Melaye’s Recall

Adedeji Soyebi, national commissioner of the commission, disclose this on Thursday, saying the decision is in line with a court ruling.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will halt the process of recalling Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west.
Read the statement below....

 "INEC held its regular weekly meeting today and considered the order given by the Federal High Court, Abuja dated 6th July 2017 directing the parties to maintain the status quo till the determination of the plaintiff’s motion on notice, in respect of the suit filed by Senator Dino Melaye, seeking orders of injunction against the Commission to stop it from acting on the petition by the registered voters of Kogi West Senatorial district.
"As a responsible, law-abiding institution, INEC will comply with the order." 

Soyebi said INEC would appeal the ruling.

Details later........

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