The Abakaliki Division of the Federal Excessive Courtroom annulled the Ebonyi native authorities election and once more sacked all of the 13 council chairmen within the state.
The court docket additionally dismissed all 171 ward councilors elected on the identical day because the chairman.
Allow us to remind you that on August 25, the court docket annulled the polling stations from Could 31.
Ruling on the matter with go well with NO: FHC/AI/CS/224/2022 on Friday, Justice Fatun Riman ordered the forfeiture of the chairmen’s month-to-month federal allocation till such time because the rightful CEOs are elected to workplace.
Fatun reiterated that the council elections by the Nationwide Unbiased Electoral Fee (EBSIEC) on Could 31 had been unlawful and unconstitutional.
Mudi Erhenede, the prosecutor’s lawyer, stated he was proud of the decision and praised the court docket.
“In right this moment’s verdict, the court docket agreed that Ebonyi State Excessive Courtroom it has no energy to put aside or put aside the judgment of the Federal Excessive Courtroom as a result of it isn’t a Courtroom of Enchantment.
“These folks, who parade themselves as presidents, usually are not there legally.
“They had been appointed by whoever appointed them. The CBN, the Lawyer Basic of the Federation, the Federal Ministry of Finance are all defendants on this go well with,” he acknowledged.
The Ebonyi State Authorities Consultant, Roy Nweze, stated there was no want to answer the judgment already given by the Courtroom.
Nweze stated the matter could be appealed directly.