A file photograph of a court docket gavel.
An FCT High Court on Tuesday sacked the All Progressives Congress (APC) Exco loyal to the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.
Delivering a ruling on the reliefs sought by Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, Justice Hamza Muazu, granted all of the reliefs sought.
The Shekarau faction is in search of a declaration that the Ganduje-led group didn’t conduct ward and native authorities congresses.
Recall that parallel congresses had been held in Kano, with Abdullahi Abbas rising as Chairman of the Ganduje-led group and Ahmadu Zago rising Chairman of the Shekarau-led group.
The court docket granted the reliefs in search of a declaration that the Plaintiffs are the genuine and democratically elected exco and must be recognised by the Defendants because the 27 elected ward government committee members for every of the 484 Wards in Kano State; 5-elected Ward delegates for or to every of the 44-Local Government Areas; and 5 – elected Ward delegates per ward for or to the State Party Congress on July, 31 2021.
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The court docket additionally granted reliefs nullifying, voiding, and or setting apart some other checklist of some other report or directives given by the Defendants on ninth August 2021 or some other date, aside from the legitimate, and genuine abstract outcome sheets for Ward Congress, Elected Delegates and State Delegates of Kano State consisting of the Plaintiffs’ names because the duly, legitimate and democratically elected Ward Executive Committees, Ward Delegates to the Local Government Areas and Ward delegates to the State Party Congress of the APC of Kano State.
An order of perpetual injunction was additionally granted, restraining the Defendants from receiving, accepting and or appearing or purporting to behave on, depend on, or approving some other checklist or purported checklist emanating from aside from the duly constituted Ward Congress Committee (WCC) of the APC consisting of the names of the Plaintiffs because the 27 elected ward government committee members for every of the 484 Wards in Kano State,
5-elected Ward delegates for or to every of the 44-Local Government Areas and 5 – Elected Ward delegates per Ward for or to the State Party Congress of the APC.