INEC Issues Fresh Timetable For Melaye’s Recall
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has issued an amended timetable and schedule of activities regarding the recall of Dino Melaye, an All Progressives Congress senator representing Kogi West at the National Assembly.
The commission disclosed this in a statement by its secretary, Augusta Ogakwu.
In fixing the new timetable, the INEC said enough time had been given for the senator to study the petitions and other attachments to enable him to prepare for the exercise.
The table showed the notice of verification will begin on October 3, while the last day of submission of application by observers will be October 5.
The publication of the list of accredited observers will be on October 9, following which there will be a stakeholders meeting at both the senatorial district headquarters and the local government headquarters on October 10.
The last day for submission of names of polling agents for verification by the lawmaker to be recalled and representatives of the petitioners will be on October 12.
The final verification will hold on October 14, according to the INEC timetable.
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