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BREAKING: Oshiomhole to remain APC chairman, appeal court rules in his favour

An Abuja appeal court has restrained the All Progressive Congress (APC) from implementing the judgement of a federal capital territory high court which ordered the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole as national chairman of the ruling party.

Adams Oshiomole

On March 4, Danlami Senchi, a judge of the federal capital territory (FCT) high court in Abuja ordered the immediate suspension of Oshiomhole pending the determination of a suit filed by Oluwale Afolabi.

Mr Afolabi challenged the continuous stay of Oshiomhole in office despite his suspension by the Edo chapter of the APC.

However there was a twist in Adams Oshiomhole’s faith on Monday as Abubakar Yahaya, chairman of the three man panel of judges, ordered a stay of execution pending the hearing of an application filed by Oshiomhole.

Oshiomhole in his appeal prayed the court to set aside the suspension order.

At the resumed session, Wole Olanipekun, counsel to Oshiomhole, prayed the court to grant a motion ex parte staying the order of the lower court.

He said:

“time is of the essence” and the matter should not be left until tomorrow because “between now and tomorrow is like eternity.”

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