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Appeal court stays execution on High court order stopping LG congresses in Rivers




The Courtroom of Enchantment sitting in Abuja has granted a keep of execution on the exparte order of a Rivers State excessive court docket sitting in Portharcourt which stopped the scheduled native authorities congress of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State.

The three-man panel led by Justice Datti Yahaya within the enchantment filed by the APC in opposition to the matter instituted by one Stephen Wonnah and 6 others frowned on the order of the Rivers State excessive court docket in opposition to the method of a political get together which they stated have the backing of the structure of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

One of many attorneys of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, Jerome Chimene who confirmed the event in an interview stated the keep of execution order “paves the best way for the ACP to carry its native authorities congress scheduled for Saturday 4th of September, 2021”.

Jerome stated the three-man panel after granting the keep of the execution of orders by Justice Ben Whyte of Rivers State excessive court docket “adjourned the substantive enchantment to the twentieth of September, 2021”.

It’s possible you’ll recall that Justice Ben Whyte of Rivers State excessive court docket had after the ward congress of APC on the thirty first of July, 2021, restrained Rivers APC from going forward with its native authorities and state congresses and requested events to keep up the established order pending the dedication of the listening to of the principle matter which follows complaints by some aggrieved members of the get together that they had been denied entry to nomination types.

The order of the decrease court docket was, nevertheless, appealed by the APC and its caretaker committee chairman in Rivers state, Isaac Abbot-Ogbobula.

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