Breaking News- court Restrict INEC from de-registration of 31 political parties


A federal high court sitting in Abuja has placed a restriction on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from de-registering 31 political parties.

Recalled that INEC has announced the registration of about 74 political parties, due to failure to meet up with standard requirements of the electoral body.

However,Justice Anwuli Chikere, in a ruling, said INEC having failed to oppose the application by the applicants, the affected political parties had the legal right which must be protected.

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