Defection: Court grants Akpabio request to personally challenge suit

Godwin Tsa, Abuja

Senator Godswill Akpabio has secured the leave of the Federal High Court to personally challenge a suit seeking his removal and 53 others from office over their alleged defection from one political party to another.

Justice Okon Abang of the Abuja division of the court, who granted the application, agreed with counsel to Akpabio, Mr Sunday Ameh, SAN, that the suit is not a…


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