Transparency and Integrity

8/11/2020

BREAKING : Court Gives Directives For Replacement Service Of Disqualification Suit On Ize Iyamu


The Federal High Court in Abuja, has given directives for substitution service of the suit which sought the disqualification of the All Progressives Congress’ governorship candidate Ize Iyamu and his running mate Audu Ganiyu in the forth coming Edo Governorship elections.

The plaintiffs’ application was granted by Justice Taiwo who ordered that Ize-Iyamu and Ganiyu be served.

The documents are reportedly to be pasted alongside the suit and notice of hearing for next sitting at the residences Ize Iyamu and Ganyium

The plaintiffs who are also APC members, Momoh Abdul-Razak and Zibiri Muhizu, have asked the court to disqualify Ganiyu and Ize Iyamu on the basis of certificate forgery.

In the suit which was filed on July 10, 2020, through their lawyer, Friday Nwosu, it was also alleged that there were questionable irregularities surrounding Ganiyu’s name on credentials.

Defendants in the suit marked FHC/ABJ/ CS/758/2020, are the APC, the Independent National Electoral Commission, Ganiyu, and Ize-Iyamu, who were sued as 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th defendants, respectively.


Proceedings have been adjourned till August 24 2020

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