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    Court gives Saraki, Dogara five-day final offer to clarify why they dumped APC for PDP

    Government High Court in Abuja has requested Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara to react to suit testing their absconding from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, inside five days.

    Equity Okon Abang on Friday additionally coordinated 18 legislators, 36 House of Representatives individuals, the Attorney General of the Federation, INEC, Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu and Deputy Speaker Yusuf Lasun to document and serve others their papers before April 18, when the suit is set for hearing.

    Equity Abang, be that as it may, decided that direction to the Senators Mahmud Magaji (SAN) would not be permitted to document any safeguard to the issue under the watchful eye of the court.

    The judge held that since he just documented an application for contingent appearance in the issue, without looking for leave of court to record a reaction out of time, the court can't allow what was not mentioned it under Order 26 Rule 1 of the Federal High Court Rules, including that the court isn't a Father Christmas.

    "The official courtroom can't allow a gathering any help not looked for, I so hold. What the second to eighteenth and 57th litigants counsel looked for is only for a notice of contingent appearance, no more, no less, I so hold," he said.

    LEDAP documented the suit in September 2018 looking for an understanding of Section 68(1)(g) of the 1999 Constitution.

    Review the suit against the government legislators who absconded from their separate ideological groups was set for judgment on yesterday when the officials showed up in court looking to be allowed reasonable hearing in the issue.

    Legislators Saraki, Godswill Akpabio, Musa Kwankwaso, Shaaba Lafiagi, and Rep Dogara among others deserted to other ideological groups in the development to the 2019 general races.

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