Plot to Disqualify President Goodluck Jonathan from seeking re-election

February 9, 2015 11:00 pm

Justice of the Federal High Court has ordered
that court documents in a fresh suit seeking to disqualify President Goodluck
Jonathan from seeking re-election in the March 28 poll should be served on him, Premium Times reports.

The court said the papers should either be served on the
president through the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, or
the Office of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation.

The suit, FHC/ABJ/CS/1112/2015, instituted by
was assigned to the court on Friday. The defendants in the suit apart from Mr.
Jonathan are his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, and the Independent
National Electoral Commission, INEC.

A separate suit had earlier been filed seeking Mr. Jonathan’s
disqualification from the presidential race before the court and another is
also pending at the Court of Appeal.

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