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Court rules on INEC’s de-registration of Youth Party of Nigeria

An Abuja Federal Excessive Courtroom has reversed the choice of the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) to de-register the Youth Occasion of Nigeria, YPN.

The court docket dominated that INEC’s resolution was a breach of the political celebration’s proper to truthful listening to.

In his judgment, Justice Inyang Ekwo, stated the electoral umpire breached YPN’s proper by de-registering it regardless of a pending case the celebration filed towards INEC’s earlier risk.

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Justice Ekwo’s ruling was on a swimsuit filed by the Youth Occasion, marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/10/2020, which had INEC as the only defendant.

The decide dominated that though INEC is empowered beneath Part 255(a) of the Structure to de-register political events, such energy should be exercised throughout the armbit of the legislation.

“I condemn the motion of the defendant in de-registering the plaintiff whereas its case was pending,” the decide stated.

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He added that INEC’s resolution to de-register the plaintiff throughout the pendency of the case amounted to an arbitrary train of powers.

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