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Lagos APC to sanction members for suing Caretaker Committee

Lagos APC to sanction members for suing Caretaker Committee

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives’ Congress (APC) has disowned a report in a nationwide newspaper that considered one of its members had instituted a case at a Federal Excessive Court docket towards the social gathering’s Nationwide Caretaker Committee (NEC).

A press release issued on Friday by the chairman of the social gathering within the state, Hon Tunde Balogun, mentioned the one who purportedly filed the go well with is just not identified to the social gathering within the state.

The assertion mentioned: ‘’The one that instituted the go well with is just not a member of our social gathering as a result of it’s extremely uncertain {that a} bonafide member of the APC in Lagos in good standing would provoke such an motion; we’ll, nonetheless, examine the matter.

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‘’Right here, I need to reiterate the stance of the APC in Lagos. No social gathering member ought to file a court docket motion concerning the current Nationwide Government Committee assembly of the social gathering in Abuja, notably if that individual has not even sought to provoke inner battle decision processes to resolve any dispute they might have with the NEC selections.’’

The social gathering famous that the alleged go well with was a violation of its structure which frowns at submitting lawsuits with out first making use of obtainable mechanisms for battle decision.

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The assertion added: ‘’Submitting any such authorized motion is clearly towards the spirit and letter of the social gathering structure which prohibits authorized motion earlier than a member exhausts all inner decision mechanisms. Our resolve towards establishment of any court docket case by any member is in consonance with the structure of the social gathering.

‘’Lagos APC won’t flip a blind eye to the flouting of the structure on this method. We try to revive order and decorum to the social gathering and thus no member ought to search to sow confusion.

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“Any social gathering member concerned within the establishment of any such case ought to withdraw the case from court docket forthwith. Failure to take action will topic that social gathering member to sanctions enumerated within the structure which can embrace suspension or expulsion.

‘’No social gathering can flourish when members have interaction in instituting frivolous court docket instances for the only function of inflicting disunity and turmoil. That is an act of gross indiscipline which can’t be sustained and which we won’t permit.’’

Lagos APC to sanction members for suing Caretaker Committee

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