Friday, April 12, 2019

Court Strikes Out Shittu’s Suit Challenging APC

Justice P.I. Ajoku of a Federal High Court in Ibadan, on Friday struck out a suit filed the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, against the All Progressives Congress for excluding his name from the list of gubernatorial aspirants in the March 9 General Elections over his inability to present his NYSC certificate.

NAN reports that Shittu who was screened out of the APC governorship primaries in Oyo State for not having the mandatory NYSC certificate, filed the suit marked FHC/IB/CS/111/2018.

In her ruling, Ajoku said that the case was struck out due to the fact that Shittu did not file the case within the time stipulated by law.