188,588 Voters in Kogi West Reportedly Endorse Dino Melaye’s Recall

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About 188,588 voters, representing 52.3 per cent of the total number of registered voters in Kogi West senatorial district, have reportedly approved the recall of Dino Melaye from the Senate.

 

The Special Adviser to the state governor on political affairs, Pius Kolawole, announced this on Monday in Lokoja while addressing party members from the district.

 

He said that the collation of signatures of voters to that effect was carried out successfully on June 17.

 

Mr. Kolawole commended voters in the district for turning out en masse for the exercise, saying that Section 69 of the 1999 constitution backed their action.

 

“In 2015, we voted for Dino and now we are using the same method to return him home,” he said.

 

Announcing the result of the collation, the Returning Officer, Adamu Yusuf said that 188,588 out of the 360,098 in the senatorial district endowed Melaye’s recall.

 

While giving the breakdown of the result per the seven local governments in the district, Mr. Yusuf said that 18,374 of the total number of 35,331 registered voters in Yagba East approved the recall.

 

Others are 9,186, out of 18,356 voters in Mopa-Muro local government; 24,703 out of 46,810 voters in Yagba West; 63,736 out of 116,296 in Lokoja Local Government; and 24,283 out of 46,819 in Ijumu Local Government.

In Kabba/Bunu Local Government, 28,277 out of 60,520 voters endorsed the recall, while 24,703 out of 46,810 voters in Kogi Local Government voted for move to recall Melaye.

 

According to Mr. Yusuf, with this, the next move is to submit the document to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for the next action.

 

– NAN




2 thoughts on “188,588 Voters in Kogi West Reportedly Endorse Dino Melaye’s Recall

  1. OMO MUMMY

    YOU CAN NOT DO ANYTHING TO MR DINO MELAYE MR, Pius Kolawole, WASTIN MONEY IN THE STATE LIKE THIS IS THAT WHAT WANT? GOD WILL NEVER ANSWER YOUR PRAYER AMEN. I CANT BELIVE YOU CAN POST SOMETING LIKE THIS. HAHAAAA TOO BAD. YOU WONT TO KILL HIM BECAUSE OF THE TRUTH NEVER IT CAN NEVER BE POISSIBLE.

  2. Omo baba woli

    It is a thing shame that this is happing in kogi state and the elders are watching. Nobody is talking because the state is under siege. This is not democracy! We all pushed out PDP and hoping that APC will provide s better government, but we are have been disappointed. APC NATIONAL LEADERS SHOULD IMMEDIATELY REDEEMED THEIR IMAGE now.

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