Breaking: Aguocha, 84 Other LP members urge Kano Federal High Court for Stay of Execution
*Say they have filed notice of Appeal
After serial denial over the implications of the Judgement of Justice M. N Yunusa of the Federal High Court Kano, the member-elect for Ikwuano/Umuahia North and South Federal Constituency of Abia State, Hon. Obi Aguocha has, alongside 84 other Lawmakers-elect and members of the Labour Party, filed a motion on notice asking the Federal High Court for a stay of execution order on the judgement sacking them from office.
Earlier, Famousreporters.com gathered that Abia State Governor elect, Dr. Alex Otti had filed a notice of Appeal, wherein he had prayed the Appeal Court to set aside his removal by the Federal High Court.
Similarly, High Chief Aguocha, Rt. Hon. Darlington Nwokocha, Hon. Munachim Alozie, Mr. Ibe Okwara, Chief Amobi Ogah, Hon Ginger Onwusibe, Mr. Emeka Nnamani, among others in the motion on notice filed at the Federal High Court Kano, said they had also filed notice of Appeal at the Kano State Division of the Court of Appeal.
Justice M N Yunusa has ruled that the selection process leading to the emergence of labour party members elect and it’s only Governor-elect, Alex Otti, did not comply with the requirements stipulated in the 2022 electoral act.
The Court maintained in paragraph 5 of it’s Judgement that Labour Party’s failure to submit its membership register to INEC at least 30 days prior to their primaries rendered the votes casted for them useless.
Up till this moment, their prayers have not been granted by the Court.
Below are copies of Court’s documents