Court stops recall of Senator Melaye

Peter Bahago, Abuja

Sen. Dino Melaye

A High Court sitting in Abuja, Nigeria has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to desist  from going ahead with the process of recalling the Senator representing kogi west senatorial district, Senator Dino Melaye.

Justice John Tsoho granted the order on a ruling in an application filed by the Senator.

Counsel to Senator Melaye, Mr Mike ozekhome, asked the court to stop INEC from going ahead with the process pending the hearing of his originating summons.

In his ruling, justice Tsoho ordered the Electoral body to stay action and adjourned the suit to September 29 2017 for further hearing of the matter.

It would be recalled that Members of Senator Dino melaye’s senatorial district had commenced process to recall him from the senate.

Nnenna.O