Kelani approaches court to stop Okorocha’s son-inlaw guber ambition

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Barr. SHarafadeen Abiodun

The National Chairman of the Action Alliance (AA) Dr. Tunde Anifowose-Kelani on Friday approached a federal High Court in Abuja to stop the nomination of the candidate of the party in Imo State and son in-law of Imo State governor, Uche Nwosu.

Kelani said his nominations as the governorship candidate of the party in the forthcoming election Imo state was not only fraudulent but also not in line with the constitution of federal republic of Nigeria which emphasizes due process.

In the charge no: FHC/ABJ/1555/2018, Kelani named Action Alliance as first, second and third defendants respectively on different prayers.

Others are: the office of the Chief of Staff, Imo State and Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Kelani in the case filed at a Federal High Court in Abuja, argued that  Uche Nwosu was never a member of the party and therefore cannot be allow to fly the ticket of the party in 2019.

Kelani  who spoke with newsmen in Abuja on Saturday said among his prayers was that the purported nominations and submition of the name of Uche Nwosu who is not a member of first defendant as a gubernatorial candidate of the party in 2019 in Imo state.
It would be recalled that Kelani, recently advised Uche Nwosu to do the needful, if he really wanted to contest on the platform of the party.
He further declared that the party has rules and regulations guiding its operation, adding that in order to become a registered member there are due process such person must to follow.
Kelani noted that instead of Uche to do the needful, he turned his deaf ears to the advise, thereby the party had to approach a competent court of law with jurisdiction to ensure legal process.

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