Supreme Court strikes out appeal by sacked Kwara APC exco

Supreme Court strikes out appeal by sacked Kwara APC exco

- The Supreme Court has dismissed appeal by sacked Ishola Balogun Fulani-led APC executive in Kwara state

- A five-man panel of the Supreme Court led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, in a unanimous ruling said the appeal was without merit

- According to Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, the appeal ought to have been complied and transmitted within 14 days

The appeal lodged by members of the sacked executive of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state, led by Ishola Balogun Fulani has been dismissed by the Supreme Court.

The Nation reports that a five-man panel of the Supreme Court led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, in a unanimous ruling said the appeal was without merit.

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According to Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, the appeal ought to have been complied and transmitted within 14 days, as required under Order 7 of the Supreme Court’s Rules.

He said the appellant failed to comply with the court’s rules when they transmitted the record of appeal outside the 14-day period.

The justice said the appeal consequently becomes incompetent based on this.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the minister of information and culture, said that the Berlin Wall of autocratic politics in Kwara had finally crumbled due to the victory of the APC in the 2019 general polls in the state.

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In a statement made available to Legit.ng, Mohammed said that the APC's brooms have rid Kwara of all traces of hegemony politics, after the party won all the state Assembly seats, senatorial seats, House of Representatives seats, the governorship and the presidential polls in the state.

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