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Supreme Court Fixes Date To Hear Jime Vs Ortom’s Case


Supreme Court Fixes Date To Hear Jime Vs Ortom's Case
Supreme Court of Nigeria has fixed Tuesday, January 21, 2020, to hear the appeal filed by Emmanuel Jime of the All Progressives Congress, APC, challenging the unanimous judgement of the Court of Appeal which dismissed Jime’s appeal and affirmed the decision of the tribunal which upheld the election of Governor Ortom.
This is contained in a hearing notice sent to the parties in the matter by the Director of Litigation of the Apex Court.
The Supreme Court shall also on the same day hear the appeal filed by Governor Ortom.
Recall, the appeal was earlier scheduled to be heard on Monday, January 13, 2020 alongside those of Kano, Sokoto, Plateau, Bauchi and Imo States, but later adjourned to Tuesday, January 14,2020
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad further adjourned hearing in the appeals for Benue, Plateau and Bauchi, saying, their appeals will elapse on the 26th of January, 2020.
Credit: David MZER



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