Court Sacks 20 Cross River Lawmakers For Defecting To APC

20 members of the Cross River State House of Assembly that defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC have been sacked.

The lawmakers were sacked  by the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday.

The court, in a judgement that was delivered by Justice Taiwo Taiwo, held that the lawmakers, having abandoned the political party that sponsored them to power, ought to vacate their seats.

The judgement followed a suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/975/2021, which was filed by the PDP.

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