News now could be that FEDERAL HIGH COURT WARRI AFFIRMS SEN. OVIE OMO-AGEGE AND REV. FRANCIS WAIVE AS AUTHENTIC CANDIDATES OF APC IN SUIT NO FHC/WR/CS/88/2019: OTEGA EMERHOR & ANR VS INEC & ORS.
Delivering judgement, Justice Emeka Ewite of the Federal High Court, Warri, states that the failure to hitch Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, Rev. Francis Waive and different Candidates of the Party as vital events within the case has robbed the Federal High Court of its jurisdiction to listen to the matter as they can’t be certain by the decision of the Court.
The Court said additional that solely Candidates who emerged from the primaries carried out by the Gen. Lawrence Onoja committee appointed by the National Working Committee and supervised by INEC are the correct and genuine Candidates of the Party in Delta State.
The Federal High Court additionally held that the consent judgment of Justice A.I. Chikere of the Federal High Court, Abuja, is a legitimate and subsisting judgement that can’t be tampered with as Courts of co-ordinate jurisdiction, however can solely be challenged on appeal to the Court of Appeal.