Process of law Enhance Dates To own Yoruba Classification, Ilana Omo Oodua’s Suit To prevent Osun, Ekiti Governorship Elections

The fresh circumstances, predicated on a launch on Wednesday, could be read at Government High Courts sitting within the Osogbo, Osun County, and you will Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti Condition correspondingly.

The Yoruba Mind-devotion umbrella is even trying to prevent the conduct of your forthcoming governorship elections during the Ekiti and you will Osun Claims, arguing that the 1999 composition regarding Nigeria and this INEC desires use to perform the two elections and you will then elections inside the Nigeria is actually invalid because no referendum are conducted in the event it is introduced from inside the 1999.

Joined given that defendants in the event could be the Attorney-Standard of your own Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, SAN, additionally the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The latest legal times had been contained in an announcement given because of the Communication Secretary away from Ilana Omo Oodua Around the world, Maxwell Adeleye and delivered to SaharaReporters on Wednesday.

Adeleye told you the two courts within the Ado-Ekiti and Osogbo create, when you look at the states, got a situation report on properties toward all functions and you will replace of processes among the many events in addition to legal create discover good big date to possess hearing right.

“The fresh new people in the newest notice-determination class, led by the the frontrunner, Teacher Banji Akintoye, regarding Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti County, their Deputy, Professor Wale Adeniran, regarding Ile-Ife, Osun-Condition, Dr. (Basegun) Olusola Oni, off Osun-Condition, Pastor Ayodele Compliment, from Ekiti County, Comrade Hakeem Lawal, out-of Osun Condition, and you will 15 other people, is requiring to possess an entire decommissioning of your own 1999 constitution off Nigeria so you can pave opportinity for an effective referendum therefore the indigenous people of Yoruba Property can decide on the nationhood, first of all.

Akintoye urged most of the Yoruba someone, particularly, self-commitment activists during the Ekiti and you can Osun Says so you’re able to Mobilize by themselves peacefully and you may orderly, and make certain they are within courts inside the Osogbo and you can Ado-Ekiti with the 13th and you will 28th out of to have solidarity

“He is requiring one to If or not of the advantage of your Preamble so you’re able to the newest Composition of your own Federal Republic off Nigeria, 1999 (while the Revised) and therefore states: “I The folks of your own Federal Republic regarding Nigeria Which have completely and you can solemnly fixed to live in unity and you can balance all together inseparable and you may indissoluble sovereign Country not as much as Jesus dedicated to the strategy from inter-African solidarity, globe tranquility, around the world cooperation and you will knowledge: And also to Allow for a composition with regards to generating the nice government and you can passions of the many persons in our nation towards the principle regarding Freedom, Collateral and you will Justice, and for the reason for consolidating the fresh unity of our some one would hereby build and give so you’re able to our selves the following structure without with a “Referendum” hence positively is an important part in the process of while making a constitution, new said 1999 Constitution (since Amended) try illegal, incorrect as well as no impression whatsoever getting failing continually to meet an important aspect are licensed since a legitimate Constitution.”

The new claimants pray the newest legal for the next reliefs: “An announcement your Constitution of Federal Republic off Nigeria, 1999 (since Revised) is actually incorrect, unlawful as well as no perception after all from the need of its failure to meet up the quintessential requirements out-of referendum and you may national consensus asked off a valid Structure.

“A ble/introductory passage on the 1999 Composition inserted for the Composition by this new Armed forces Government hence says ‘’we people out of Nigeria features resolved to provide our selves a Constitution” was a rest when in the actual fact it had been brand new Army Government you to created the file and you may imposed it towards Nigerian somebody without the share from the Nigerian people; it’s thus made the fresh new Constitution illegal, incorrect and null and you will void as well as no effect on the newest surface off naked sit swindle.

“An affirmation you to definitely zero appropriate elections whether or not Presidential, Governorship, National and State Assembly or Councillorship elections can be validly kept according to the told you incorrect and you can deceptive Constitution overall cannot create some thing on little in law and expect they to stand.

“An announcement that impending Ekiti Condition Governorship election which is scheduled to be presented when you look at the by INEC cannot be validly stored underneath the said unlawful and invalid 1999 Structure out of Nigeria.

The 2 court instances instituted of the umbrella looks out-of Yoruba Self-determination Teams, Ilana Omo Oodua Around the world, tricky the fresh new legitimacy of your 1999 composition regarding Nigeria due to the fact revised can come upwards to have talk about into April 13 and you may April 18 correspondingly

“Your order associated with the Honourable Legal finishing the brand new carrying of your scheduled Ekiti Condition Governorship election coming up inside the away from are held because there is not any appropriate judge build to own like an exercise because 1999 Constitution (Once the Amended) not as much as that the said Governorship election was wanted to getting presented is unlawful, incorrect and you can naturally faulty.

“Your order associated with the Honourable Court leading the brand new Defendants together and you can severally to keep free of Ekiti and Osun Says for the and you can suspend with instant effect brand new agreements and you will preparations he has put set up in order to carry out such as for example an illegal election into the Ekiti and you may Osun Claims out of Nigeria.”, Adeleye, said from inside the a statement on behalf of Ilana Omo Oodua Global.”