An FCT High Court presided over by Justice Hamza Muazu has sacked the All Nigeria Progressives Congress, APC exco loyal to the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.
Delivering the ruling on Tuesday, the judge granted all the reliefs sought by the Senator Ibrahim Shekarau faction, seeking a declaration that Ganduje-led group did not conduct ward and local government congresses.
The applicants in the suit are Muntaka Bala Sulyman with 17, 980 members of the party, while the defendants are APC as first defendant, Mai- Mala Buni, Caretaker Chairman; Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary and; Independent National Electoral Commission, as the fourth defendant.
The applicants were represented by Nuraini Jimoh, SAN, while the defendants were represented by Sule Usman, SAN, M.N. Duru and Mashood Alabelewe.
Recall that parallel congresses were held in Kano, with Abdullahi Abbas emerging chairman of the Ganduje-led group and Ahmadu Haruna Zago emerging chairman of the Shekarau-led group.