Court declines to halt Lagos’ July 24 election

A Lagos Federal High Court, today, refused to make an order of Status quo ante, prayed by 11 political parties to stop the Saturday’s July 24, local government Election in Lagos State. The court presided by Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, declined stopping the election, after upholding the argument of counsel to the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), Mr Kemi Pinheiro (SAN). Further hearing of the suit has been adjourned till November 29, for further proceedings in the suit. The 11 political parties that dragged LASIEC before the court are; Alliance…

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