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We'll Appeal Judgment On LGs Council -Kwara Govt

The Kwara State Government is to appeal the  judgement of the state high court in a case between her and ENetSuD. The judgement which stated that Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has no constitutional rights to dissolved the democratically-elected Local Government councils and replaced them with Transitional Implementation Committees/ Caretaker, TIC.

Recall Justice H.A. Gegele in his judgement also ordered the State Government to conduct Local Government election in the whole local government area of Kwara state with immediate effect in accordance with the law.

The Kwara State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mallam Salman Jawondo, in a press statement announced the decision of the State Government to appeal the judgment.

"The judgment in respect of the case filed by the incorporated Trustee of Elite Network for Sustainable Development was delivered today, the 8th of October, 2021.

He further said; "We wish to state that the reasoning of the trial judge is not a finality on the issue as it is subject to appeals at the higher benches, up to the Supreme Court. This allowance is guaranteed under our law.

"In exercise of its right of appeal as enshrined under the 1999 constituion as amended, the state government intends to explore that right. It will also, as allowed under the law, seek immediate stay of execution of the judgment of the trial court. He concluded.

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