Breaking: Court stops INEC from deregistering 31 political parties




The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been barred by the Federal High Court from deregistering 31 political parties.

Justice Anwuli Chikere, in her ruling, said having failed to counter the application by the applicants, the affected political parties had the legal right which must be protected.

In an interlocutory motion with suit number: FHC//ABJ/ CS/444/19 between Advanced Congress of Democratic (ACD) and 2 others Vs. Attorney General of the Federation and another (INEC), the applicants had on Oct. 30, 2019, approached the court.

INEC had, on Feb. 6, deregistered 74 political parties . (NAN)

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