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Rivers APC : Legal Hostilities Resume On Monday - TheCityPulseNews.com
Legal hostilities resume on Monday, February 11, 2019, at Supreme Court in an appeal that will decide the fate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in fielding candidates for the various elective positions in Rivers State. The appeal lodged by a faction of the party loyal to the Minister of Information, Rotimi Ameachi, is an offshoot of some judicial decisions that barred the party from presenting candidates for the forthcoming general elections. Recall that the Port Harcourt division of the Court of Appeal had restrained the Independent National Electoral Commission from accepting candidates from the APC. Last Friday, the apex court upheld the order of Federal High Court sitting in Port-Harcourt which last year, barred the All Progressives Congress (APC) from conducting any primary election pending the determination of a suit brought before it by a team of 22 aggrieved members of the party. The apex court, in a judgment set aside the ruling of the Court of Appeal in Port-Harcourt which in October last year, upturned the interlocutory order of the High Court in the political case. However, it is hope that the outcome of Monday’s proceedings at the Supreme Court, which borders on the main appeal, will resolve …