The All Progressives Congress (APC) has advised a Federal Excessive Court docket in Abuja, that Adams Oshiomhole-led Nationwide Working Committee (NWC) was sacked to make sure an finish to the occasion’s inner crises.
APC stated the Caretaker/Extraordinary Conference Planning Committee constituted was to place the platform again on monitor.
This was contained in its response to a lawsuit difficult the NWC dissolution instituted by a chieftain, Kalu Agu.
APC stated Agu’s court docket case was a part of a plot to destabilize it.
In a five-paragraph counter-affidavit, the ruling occasion insisted that by its personal structure, the Nationwide Govt Committee (NEC) has energy to arrange any committee together with the present led Yobe Governor, Mai Mala Buni.
The affidavit was deposed to by Adenike Adelakun, a Librarian in APC authorized division.
APC additional stated that Buni and different caretaker committee members are eminently certified for his or her appointment.
They occasion prayed the court docket to dismiss the swimsuit.
In the meantime, Agu has requested the court docket to order continued listening to of the substantive swimsuit throughout the ongoing trip of the Federal Excessive Court docket.
He additionally pleaded one other order abridging the time inside which the 14 respondents are to file and serve collectively or severally their counter-affidavit and different processes in response to the swimsuit.
Agu’s movement on discover filed by Ukpai Ukairo was predicated on the grounds that his swimsuit is a pre-election matter which should be determined inside 180 days prescribed by the structure.
Lateef Fagbemi, counsel to the APC caretaker committee members, argued that the swimsuit has no specific life span.
He stated subject material of the swimsuit didn’t relate to any specific election and urged the court docket to say no the request.
Justice Taiwo Taiiwo, after taking submission from events within the matter, fastened September 18 to ship ruling on whether or not to listen to the matter throughout the court docket’s trip or not.