A Federal High Court in Abuja has excused a suit that tried to void the development of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as the up-and-comer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last governorship political race in Ondo State. Court Excuses Suit Looking To Sack Governor Akeredolu
The offended party, an APC governorship hopeful, who partook in the essential however lost – Nathaniel Adojutelegan – hosted tested the get-together’s appropriation of the backhanded method of essential for the determination of its possibility for the political decision.
In a judgment on Wednesday, Justice Okon Abang upheld the arguments by the APC and Akeredolu (listed as the first and second defendants) that the suit was statute-barred, having been filed outside the 14 days allowed under Section 285(9) of the Constitution, for the institution of pre-election cases.
Justice Abang noted that, while the cause of action arose on July 17, 2020, when the APC’s Election Committee, headed by Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, announced the adoption of indirect primary, Adojutelegan chose to file his suit on August 3, 2020.