APC Crisis: Appeal Court Orders Stay Of Execution On Oshiomhole’s Suspension

APC Crisis: Appeal Court Orders Stay Of Execution On Oshiomhole’s Suspension

By Okechukwu Nwokoye | Sub Editor on March 17, 2020
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Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has halted the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

Danlami Senchi, the presiding judge of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Jabi, Abuja, had on March 4, 2020, made an order suspending Oshiomhole.

But in a bench ruling delivered by a three-man panel of the appellate court led by Justice Abubakar Yahaya, on Monday, March 16, 2020, ordered a stay of execution of the FCT High Court’s order.

The court ruled that the order would remain binding pending the hearing of Oshiomhole’s motion for interlocutory injunction slated for Friday.

The panel also unanimously restrained the respondents including the Police and the Department of State Services from further giving effect to the suspension order.

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