In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 03rd, September, 2020

Choose Withdraws From Go well with Searching for Disqualification Of Ize-Iyamu From Edo Election

Judge Withdraws From Suit Seeking Disqualification Of Ize-Iyamu From Edo Election


Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Justice Taiwo Taiwo, the federal excessive court docket choose presiding over the lawsuit searching for the disqualification of the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu from the forthcoming election in Edo State has withdrawn from the case.

The federal excessive court docket choose introduced his choice to return the case file to the Chief Choose of the court docket Justice John Tsoho, for re-assignment to a different choose of the court docket after the APC filed a petition saying it has no confidence of getting justice in his court docket.

Justice Taiwo had on August 24 declined to grant the prayer and somewhat adjourned until September four, for listening to of all pending motions. Nevertheless when the matter got here up on Thursday September four, the Choose in a brief ruling recused himself from the matter on account of the petition in opposition to him, including that he has to guard his integrity and that of the court docket.

He Mentioned;

“As judges and legal professionals within the temple of justice, it’s our responsibility to guard the integrity of the court docket and that of the judiciary.

“It was disturbing to obtain a petition from a celebration within the go well with searching for for the switch of the case.

“The contents of the stated petition are depraved and unsubstantiated. It is extremely disturbing that counsel would write this petition and even again it with an affidavit.”

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