Dino Melaye’s Recall: Kogi senator to know fate Sept. 11

A Federal High Court in Abuja, has fixed September 11 for judgment in the suit by Senator Dino Melaye, challenging his planned recall by voters of Kogi West Senatorial District.

The vacation judge, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, announced this on Friday, after he listened to lawyers from both sides and adopted written arguments filed.

In the suit, marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/567/2017, Melaye alleged among others, denial of fair hearing and questioned the authenticity of some of the signatures of voters in the petition for his recall sent to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The court also heard a similar suit marked: FHC/ABJ/601/2017, filed by the Kogi State Chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and 12 others.

The other plaintiffs in the second suit are: Alhaji ‎Haddy Ametuo, Hon. Shaibu Osune, S.T Adejo, Comrade Yahaya Ade Ismail, Chief Gbenga Ashagun, Ahovi S. Ibrahim, Ghali ND Usman, Isa Abubakar, I. Molemodile, Abubakr M. Adamu and Daniel Sekpe.

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