Court sacks Ebonyi council chairmen again


Court sacks Ebonyi council chairmen again

The Ebonyi Local government election has been nullified a federal high court sitting in Abakaliki, the state’s capital. 

 

All the 13 Council chairmen in the state and the 171 ward councilors elected on same day were also sacked again by the court. The court had on August 25 nullified the council polls of May 31.

 

Justice Fatun Riman who ruled on the case on Friday, December 9, ordered the seizure of the monthly federal allocation of the chairmen pending when rightful Chief Executives are elected into office.

 

Riman also ruled that the council election by the State independent electoral commission, (EBSIEC) on May 31 was illegal and unconstitutional.



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