Bayelsa: APC governorship candidate takes legal action against celebration, Lyon


… As court orders replaced service.

By Emem Idio– Yenagoa.

A frontline candidate in the concluded governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bayelsa State, Preye Aganaba, has actually moved a fit he submitted versus the celebration and its prospect, Chief David Lyon, from the state to the Federal High Court, Abuja.

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A copy of the court case revealed that the case turned up on Wednesday for discussing at the Federal High Court 4, Abuja commanded by Justice I.E. Ekwo.

Giving a movement ex parte submitted by Aganaba, Ekwo bought replaced service of all the procedures in the fit on David Lyon and his running mate, Biobaekuma Degi.

The judge bought that the replaced service must consist of pasting the coming from procedure or other procedures on the wall or any part of the National Head Office of the APC.

Ekwo likewise explaining that the mode of service he provided versus the APC prospect and his running mate as adequate.

However the court declined among the prayers by the complainant asking the court to abridge the time which the offenders might go into look, file and serve their particular defence procedure to 14 days.

Ekwo, who stated he might not provide such order in the lack of other celebrations, adjourned the case to October16

Aganaba in the substantive fit asked the court to void the primaries that produced Lyon as the prospect of the celebration for the Novermber 16 governorship election in the state.

Aganaba, an establishing member of the APC in Bayelsa, dragged the APC, Lyon, Degi and the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, to the court as offenders in a fit he personally submitted on Seprember12

The aspirant advised the court to make a statement that the primaries arranged for September 4 throughout the 105 wards in the 8 city government locations of the state did not happen.

He likewise asked the court to make a statement that given that there were no primaries, the statement of outcomes that produced David Lyon as the prospect of the celebration was unlawful, unconstitutional, null and void and of no impact.

The candidate even more required an order setting aside the outcomes of the APC main election, which returned Lyon as the prospect of the celebration for November 16 election.