Breaking: Court Restrain INEC From DE-registering 31 Political Parties

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Justice Anwuli of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has today Monday, 17th February 2020 restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from de-registering 31 political parties. The Judge in his ruling posited that having failed to counter the application by the applicants, i.e the effected political parties had the legal right which deserves to be protected.

 

In an interlocutory motion with suit number: FHC//ABJ/ CS/444/19 between three parties Vs. Attorney General of the Federation and INEC, the applicants had on Oct. 30, 2019, approached the court. Meanwhile, INEC had, on February 6, deregistered 74 political parties.


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