BREAKING: Defection: Court sacks 20 Cross River lawmakers.

In a judgement that was delivered by Justice Taiwo Taiwo on the 21st March 2022, The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has sacked 20 members of the Cross River State House of Assembly that defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC.

The court held that the lawmakers, having abandoned the political party that sponsored them to power, ought to vacate their seats.

The judgement followed a suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/975/2021, which was filed by the PDP.

More details to follow soon…..

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