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JUST IN: Court Stops INEC From Deregistering Political Parties

INEC has been barred from deregistering 31 political parties
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JUST IN: Court Stops INEC From Deregistrating Political Parties
JUST IN: Court Stops From Deregistrating Political Parties

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has barred the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from deregistering 31 parties.

Justice Chikere, in her ruling, said having failed to counter the application by the applicants, the affected political parties had the legal right which must be protected.

In an interlocutory motion with suit number: FHC//ABJ/ CS/444/19 between Advanced Congress of Democratic (ACD) and 2 others Vs. Attorney General of the Federation and another (INEC), the applicants had on Oct. 30, 2019, approached the court.

INEC had, on Feb. 6, deregistered 74 political parties .

 

(NAN)

Adelowo Adegboyega
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