Supreme Court to Hear Suit against Makarfi’s Appeal on May 4


The Supreme Court will on May 4, 2017 hear the objections filed against the hearing of an appeal brought before it by the Ahmed Makarfi led National Caretaker Committee of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

The motion challenging the competence of Makarfi’s appeal was filed on behalf of the PDP by Latif Fagbemi and another motion filed by Senator Ali Modu Sheriffs lawyer, Akin Olujimi for the same purpose.

The two motions dated March 16 and 21, 2017 are asking the Apex court to strike out Makarfi’s appeal, on the ground that they have no authority to file it on behalf of the PDP.

Justice Tanko Mohammed, who presided over the five man panel of the court fixed May 4th to hear the two motions.

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