The Supreme Court has set aside the decision of the Court of Appeal, Port-Harcourt division on October 31, 2018.

The court, in a unanimous judgment of a five-man panel, also dismissed the appeal, marked: CA/PH/198/2018 filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) against the interlocutory ruling by Justice C. Nwogu of the High Court of Rivers State on May 11, 2018.

Justice Nwogu had, in the ruling in the suit, Marked: BHC/78/2018 filed by Ibrahim Umah and 22, granted an order of interlocutory injunction, restraining the respondent (APC) “from conducting any Local Government Area congress in Rivers State on May 12, 2018 or any other date.”

Justice Dauda Sidi Bage, who read the lead judgment on Friday, dismissed the APC’s objection to the appeal, marked: SC/1070/2018 filed by Ibrahim Umah and 22 others against the APC and upheld the appeal.


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