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Supreme Court strikes out appeal by sacked Kwara APC exco

The Supreme Court has struck out an appeal by members of the sacked executive of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, led by Ishola Balogun Fulani.

A five-man panel of the Supreme Court, led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, held in a unanimous ruling, that the appeal was without merit.

Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, in the lead ruling, noted that the appeal, being on an interlocutory decision of a High Court in Ilorin, the record ought to be complied and transmitted within 14 days, as required under Order 7 of the Supreme Court’s Rules.

Justice Ariwoola 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, the appeal becomes incompetent.

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