Breaking: Supreme Court nails APC’s hope of fielding candidates in Rivers




At last, has laid to rest the expectation of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as long as fielding candidates in the forthcoming general elections is concerned.

Just a while ago on Friday, the apex court in Abuja, upheld the decision of the lower courts barring the party from fielding candidates.

Only on Thursday, the party, particularly, one of its candidates, Tonye Cole, threatened that there would not be election in the state without its candidates on the strength of the verdict of the appellete court, which had ordered a stay of execution on the verdict of the , initially forbidding the party’s candidates, owing to falty primaries in 2018.

With the verdict, the position of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has firmed, after it removed the names of the APC candidates from its ballot, based on the orders of the Federal High Court.

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