Mykolaiv mayor dismissed for poor performance

21:58, 05 October 2017
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Members of Mykolaiv city council have dismissed Mykolaiv Mayor Oleksandr Senkevych, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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The decision was supported by 42 out of 43 members in a vote by secret ballot on October 5 with the necessary minimum being 26.

The Samopomich party's faction did not vote. One bulletin was declared invalid.

Mykolaiv city council heard Senkevych's report on his performance and deemed it unsatisfactory.

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Senkevych was earlier reported to have attempted to escape from police on June 14 when he was to be given a protocol of an administrative offence related to corruption.

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