Lagos APC Chieftain Challenges Oyegun’s Tenure Extension In Court
A Chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State, Dr. Wale Ahmed, has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Lagos, challenging the decision of the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) to extend Odigie-Oyegun’s tenure.
The plaintiff, Ahmed, who is a former Commissioner for Special Duties in the state, in his originating summons in a suit numbered: FHC/L/CS/364/18, which was made available to one of our correspondents on Friday, said the decision to extend the tenure ran contrary to section 223 (1a and 2a) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
He is praying the court to declare as null and void and of no effect the elongation of the tenure of the NEC, contrary to the extant laws.
Joined in the suit are the Deputy National Chairman (South), Chief Segun Oni; Deputy National Chairman (North), Senator Lawal Shuaibu; National Secretary, Mallam Ibrahim Gubi; National Vice Chairman (South-West), Chief Pius Akinyelure; the APC and the Independent National Electoral Commission.