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MOVE TO RECALL DINO MELAYE FROM NASS PERFECTED - SEE DETAILS


If the news just reaching us is anything to go by, the move to recall Senator Dino Melaye from the National Assembly may have been perfected.

According to the NATION, not less than 188,580 electorates from Kogi West have signed the register to recall the senator.

In his speech, Mr Adamu Yusuf, the returning officer for the senator’s recall said out of 360,098 of the total registered voters from the seven local government areas that make up the senatorial district Dino Melaye represents, 188,588 have signed the recall register, constituting 52.3 per cent of the voters in the district.

The seven local government areas are: Yagba, Mopa-Muro, KabbaBunu, Yagba East, KotonKarfe, Lokoja and Ijumu.

He stated that of 35,331 registered voters, 18, 374 (52 per cent) signed the recall register inYagba East.

Others are in Mopa-Moro:from 18,356 voters, 9,186 signed (50.04 per cent), Kabba/Bunu: 60,522, voters (28,277 signed – 46.7 per cent) and Yagba West, from 35,966 registered voters, 20,029 signed (55.7) per cent.

Lokoja: 63, 736 (54.8 per cent) of 116, 296 registered voters appended their signatures.

For Koton-Karfe, 24,703 (52.77 per cent) and in Ijumu,24, 238 (representing 51.8 per cent) from 46,819 registered voters signed.

He added: “Going by the above figures, it is important to let Nigerians know that we have met the constitutional requirements of 51.1 per cent. Senator Melaye has failed to represent Kogi West and so, we are calling him back home.”

All the seven council administrators from Kogi West were present at the event held at the All Progressives Congress (APC) secretariat, Lokoja, reported by THE NATION.


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