Akure - The Court of Appeal sitting in Akure on Monday, sacked a member of the House of Representatives, Ifedayo Sunday Abegunde from the National Assembly, reports Leadership.
The court subsequently declared his seat vacant following his defection from Labour Party (LP) on which platform he was elected to the All Progressives Congress.
The court ruled that Abegunde did not adhere to the constitutional process of defecting from one party to another.
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Abegunde defected from the ruling LP to rival APC in 2013 because of an alleged division in the party.
Dismissing Abegunde’s appeal, the court presided over by Justice A.G Mishella, said his pleasl lacked merit and that there was no division in his former party as claimed.
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