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INEC Has Not Notified Me About Recall Process – Dino Melaye

INEC’s National Commissioner and Member, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mohammed Haruna, had on Thursday disclosed that the commission has formally notified the senator of the demand by the people of his constituency to recall him from the Senate.

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Senator Dino Melaye (APC/Kogi West) has disclosed that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has not communicated with him over his planned recall from the Senate by his constituents.

INEC’s National Commissioner and Member, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mohammed Haruna, had on Thursday disclosed that the commission has formally notified the senator of the demand by the people of his constituency to recall him from the Senate.

He said the decision was taken at its meeting held in Abuja where the petition submitted by voters in Kogi West senatorial district was considered.

”INEC has held its regular weekly meeting today and considered the petition submitted by whole registered voters from Kogi West senatorial district to kickstart the process of recalling Senator Dino Melaye.

”In accordance with the INEC guidelines for the recall of members of the National Assembly, the Commission has finally acknowledged the receipt of the petition to the petitioners’ representatives and has conveyed a letter notifying Senator Dino Melaye of our receipt of the petition,” Haruna said.

Speaking with Leadership newspaper, Melaye insisted that INEC has not informed him of a date for the verification of signatures of his constituents submitted to the electoral umpire.

”I have not received anything from INEC,” he said.



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