Supreme Court Dismisses Rivers APC Appeal Ahead of Elections

The Supreme Court has on Tuesday dismissed the appeal filed by the Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the 2019 elections.

With this development, the APC will not field any candidate in the forthcoming gubernatorial elections in Rivers State.

Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour struck out one of the appeals by the APC after upholding the preliminary objection filed against it by a group of 22 members of the party loyal to Senator Magnus Abe in the state.

Meanwhile, Justice Amir Sanusi, while delivering the lead ruling, described as meritorious the preliminary objection by the respondents.

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