The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released timetable and schedule of activities for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi West in the upper legislative Chamber.
According to a statement signed by the Secretary to the Commission, Augusta Okagwu, on Friday, pursuant to the judgement of the Appeal Court delivered on March 16, 2018, the process of Melaye’s recall will begin on March 27 and ends on April 29, 2018.
The statement said, “Pursuant to the judgment of the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, delivered on March 16, 2018, the Independent National Electoral Commission hereby issues this timetable and schedule of activities for the recall of the senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Kogi State.
“The process will begin on March 27, 2018, with the posting of the notice of verification at the commission ’s local government area office in Lokoja, Kogi State and end with the declaration of the outcome of the verification on April 29, 2018.”
INEC said it was exercising its powers as conferred on it by “Sections 69 and 110 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended), Section 116 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended) and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf.”