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Just In: Appeal Court Declared Apapa As the Labour Party Chairman

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Just In: Appeal Court Declared Apapa As the Labour Party Chairman

The Court of Appeal declared Lamidi Apapa as the real national chairman of the Labor Party (LP).

Within naija reports that Thursday’s court decision followed a legal battle between Apapa and Julius Auber, who was declared president of the LP by the appeals court in early August.

The court also ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to publish the names of all the candidates presented by the Apapa-led LP faction in the Imo, Kogi, and Bayelsa State gubernatorial elections.

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On April 5, 2023, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Supreme Court banned Julius Abure and three other members of the LP from running as national leaders of the party.

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The Edo State Supreme Court agreed with the decision in its ruling on May 28, 2023, and declared Abure as the national president of the LP.

The above view was also reinforced by the ruling of the Edo State Court of Appeal, confirming Abure as party chairman.