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CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele sues INEC over alleged plan to disqualify him from primaries

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Governor of Central Financial institution of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele has filed a lawsuit towards the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) over an alleged plan to disqualify him from presidential primaries. 

 

In courtroom paperwork obtained by Each day Belief, Emefiele, via his lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, argued that he’s not a political appointee and by provision of the structure, he’s anticipated to resign a month earlier than the February 25, 2023, presidential election.

 

He additionally argued that a Federal Excessive Court docket in Umuahia, Abia State, had nullified part 12 (8) of the Electoral Act.

 

That is coming days after the CBN Governor denied buying a type to contest within the All Progressives Congress presidential primaries. 

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