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.
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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.