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Hope Party sues Jonathan and co over TAN rallies

05 September 2014, 18:33

Abuja - The Hope Democratic Party (HDP) has dragged President Goodluck Jonathan, Secretary to the
Government of the Federation Anyim Pius Anyim, Attorney-General of the Federa-tion Mohammed Adoke to court over the pro-Jonathan’s re-election rallies being organized across the country by Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN), reports Daily Trust.

Also read: ACPN threatens to sue PDP, TAN over Jonathan rallies

Others joined in the suit filed at Federal High Court in Abuja include the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Inspector-General of Police.

In the suit, the party is asking the court for an order of perpetual injunction restraining the defendants from further canvassing, campaigning, promoting and publicising/advertising in any form by TAN.

It is also seeking an order restraining TAN from canvassing for votes and holding political rallies for candidates and encouraging the unwholesome violation of the provision of the constitution relating to Section 221.

Read more at Daily Trust.

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