April 17, 2024

Senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, Senator Dino Melaye has approached the supreme court to declare his recall process illegal, wrongful, unconstitutional, null, void and of no effect.

Melaye through his lawyer, Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN) on Wednesday, filed an appeal to challenge the judgement of Court of Appeal that dismissed the suit on March 16th.

Also on Wednesday, Melaye filed a stay of execution before the Court of Appeal.

In his notice of appeal, apart from seeking the Supreme Court’s order allowing his appeal, he also urged the apex court to, among others, ”declare the petition purportedly presented to INEC for the recall of the plaintiff/ appellant as illegal, unlawful, wrongful, unconstitutional, invalid, null, void and of no effect whatsoever.

He urged the court to, “Declare the recall processes purportedly initiated against the plaintiff by INEC on the basis of the petition for the recall of the plaintiff/appellant, as illegal, unlawful, wrongful,unconstitutional, null, void and of no effect whatsoever, same having been commenced and conducted on the basis of an invalid petition;

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