Court upholds suit stopping Sowore from parading self as AAC chairman

Court upholds suit stopping Sowore from parading self as AAC chairman

- The Federal High Court, Abuja has upheld the suit asking Sowore and Fabiyi to stop parading themselves as AAC's chairman and deputy chairman respectively

- The judgement was delivered by Justice Inyang Ekwo, on Friday, July 12, in Abuja

- Sowore, who was also the party’s presidential candidate in the last general elections, vowed to appeal the ruling

The Federal High Court, Abuja has upheld a suit seeking to stop the suspended national chairman of African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, from parading himself the party’s national chair.

The court, presided over by Justice Inyang Ekwo, gave the judgment on Friday, July 12, in Abuja.

The court also ordered Malcolm Fabiyi to stop parading himself as the AAC’s deputy national chairman.

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The orders followed an application in a suit instituted on May 17 by the acting national chairman of the party, Leonard Nzenwa.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the court had granted the orders after an application by the plaintiff, through his Lawyer, Barrister Emeka Ozani.

Sowore, who was also the party’s presidential candidate in the last general elections, vowed to appeal the ruling.

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Legit.ng had previously reported that the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the AAC on Monday, May 13, announced the suspension of Sowore due to alleged anti-party activities.

Sowore, who reportedly failed to convene NEC meeting, was also accused of financial misappropriation.

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