July 17, 2018

Melaye’s recall: INEC releases results for verification of voters (Guardian)

Melaye’s recall: INEC releases results for verification of voters (Guardian)

The Independent National Electoral Commission Sunday said there was no constitutional basis to proceed with the recall of Senator Dino Melaye (APC-Kogi West) from the Nigerian Senate after the verification of his constituents was marred by low turnout.

Only 5.34 percent of the total number of registered voters in the constituency were verified during an exercise held on Saturday. The figure falls short of the requirement that would have led to a referendum to recall the senator. Read more

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