Omo-Agege’s Reinstatement: Senate Challenges Court Order, Takes Case To Appeal Court
Following the court ruling in favour of senator Ovie Omo-Agege who was suspended by the upper chamber of the National Assembly, the red chamber has on Thursday, May 10, rushed to the Court of Appeal against the court judgement.
NIGERIA NEWS noted that the lawmaker is to be recalled to the red chamber immediately on the order of a Federal High Court in Abuja.
In reaction to his victory, senator Omo-Agege, representation Delta Central said the nullification of his 90-day suspension was a victory for democracy.
According to report, the Senate and its president, Bukola Saraki, who is the second defendant in the case, also filed for a stay of execution of the nullification of the suspension.
The Senate confirmed that it promptly filed a notice of appeal and a motion for stay of execution of the judgement of the lower court.
Meanwhile, NIGERIA NEWS had reported that court reverses Omo-Agege’s suspension, orders payment of allowances.