The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has formally received the 188,588 signatures out of the 360,098 registered voters in Kogi West representing 52.3% percent required for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye.
Six bags contained the signatures of the electorates were submitted to the electoral body on Wednesday, Vanguard reports.
The Special Adviser to the state governor on political affairs, Mr. Pius Kolawole had on Monday announced the results of collated signatures in Lokoja while addressing party members from the district.
He had said that the collation of signatures of voters to that effect was carried out successfully on June 17.
Kolawole had also commended the voters in the district for turning out en mass for the exercise, saying that Section 69 of the 1999 constitution backed their action.
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