You can’t institute case on behalf of Action Alliance, Court tells Kenneth Udeze
By: Femi Mustapha
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has declared that Mr Kenneth Udeze lacks the right to institute any litigation on behalf of the Action Alliance (AA), having been expelled from the party.
This was contained in a statement made available by the Party to the media in Kaduna yesterday.
Recalled that the party’s National Think Thank committee, which is the highest ruling organ of the party had since 2019 suspended and subsequently expelled Udeze from the party.
The statement stated that Udeze did not challenge his suspension and expulsion from the party.
The statement added that court, presided over by Justice B.F.M Nyako held that Udeze cannot represent the party in the suit he instituted and granted an application by the national chairman of the party, Hon Adekunle Rufai Omoaje to be joined in the suit.
“In the ruling, Omoaje will henceforth represent the Action Alliance in the matter.
“The court also ruled that all documents relating to the case should be served Omoaje who will henceforth represent the party in the suit.
“Udeze had approached the court to seek an order preventing the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu from contesting the 2023 presidential election.
“Joined in the suit is the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Kashim Shetima.
“The case was thereafter adjourned to 6th December, 2022” the statement reads.