More Trouble As Court Orders Continuation Of Dino Melaye’s Recall From The Senate


It’s not yet Uhuru for controversial Senator of the Federal Republic, Dino Melaye as the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has ruled that the recall process initiated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to recall the Senator from the Nigerian Senate has to be restarted after it was initially paused when the Senator filed an appeal against a Federal High Court ordering the recall to go on.

Melaye is the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District. In a  unanimous decision few days ago, the court dismissed the appeal filed by Melaye against the judgment of the Federal High Court delivered last year.

The appellate struck out the suit filed at the court on the ground that there was no cause of action and the federal high court that initially adjudicated the case lacked jurisdiction and ought not to have entertained the case in the first place.

The statement on the date the recall will be reinstated has not been issued by INEC.

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