The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the stakeholders meeting was attended by representatives of registered political parties, civil society organisations, media, police, army, civil defence and other paramilitary organisations.
"We want to thank the management of the National, the professional and medical staff for what they've been able to do". We've just seen him and he is in intensive care.
"We are about to go into an election period, and if these are the kind of excesses we will see from those responsible to protect us, then it is a cause for concern". We pray for him to fully recover soon.
They, therefore, resolved that the plenary be adjourned to allow the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to lead them to the hospital, alleging that policemen guarding Melaye were preventing them from seeing the senator.
Meanwhile, some Senators have been paying a solidarity visit to Melaye at the National Hospital.
N'Allah also disclosed that the senator had not eaten in the last 24 hours.
The senator had been handcuffed on his hospital bed and it took the intervention of other senators to have the handcuffs removed.
It was gathered that about 40 senators accompanied the Senate President to the hospital but only seven of them were granted access to Melaye at the trauma centre of the hospital. He said Melaye was not in handcuffs.
He said that since the incidence, he had been trying to reach the Police IGP to no avail, adding that it smirks of disrespect to him and to the institution of the Senate. He stated the police were yet to charge the doctors for any offence.
THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday said it would proceed with the verification of the voters calling for the recall of the senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye, on Saturday.
When reminded of the senator's current ordeal and the possibility that he might not be available for the verification as his presence is also important, the resident electoral commissioner said the electoral body was not aware.
'We have concluded all arrangements in line with our schedule of activities and are set for the exercise.