Breaking News: Supreme Court dismisses case of Saraki’s loyalist in Kwara

The Supreme Court led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour threw out an appeal by members of the sacked executives of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by Ishola Balogun-Fulani.

In a unanimous ruling on Wednessday, the panel of the Apex court held that the appeal was without merit.

The court said since the appeal was on an interlocutory decision of a High Court in Ilorin, the record ought to be compiled and transmitted within 14 days as required under Order 7 of the Supreme Court’s Rules.

Justice Ariwoola thereby held that the appellants, having failed to comply with the court’s rules when they transmitted the record of appeal outside the 14-day period, rendered their appeal incompetent.

Following the defection of Senate President Bukola Saraki to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), National Chairman of APC Comrade Adams Oshiomole sacked the Balogun-Fulani led executive in 2018 and installed another state executive under the chairmanship of Bashir Bolarinwa.

Balogun-Fulani is believed to be a loyalist of Senate President Bukola Saraki.

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