Party Crisis: Court Restrain Babayo Misau, others from Parading Self As Party Leaders

The crisis rocking the Bauchi State All Progressives Congress, APC is yet to be over as a Bauchi State High Court has ordered that Bauchi State All Progressives Congress, APC, Chairman, Babayo Aliyu Misau and all his executive chairman to stop parading themselves as his executive

The Court noted that they should stop parading themselves in whatsoever manner or means, as or acting in whatever capacities or names, as the Bauchi State Executive Officers, pending the hearing of the substantive suits, already filed before the Bauchi State High Court.

The suit filed by a Chieftain of the Party, Hassan Mohamed Sheriff, gave an interim order restraining the All Progressive Congress (APC), The Chairman Bauchi State Chapter of APC Screening And Selection Committee, , Maimala Buni (Acting APC National Chairman), Hon.Min.Alhajiadam U Adamu, (Chairman, Bauchi State APC Extended Stakeholders Committee), Rt.Hon.(Barr.) Yakubu Dogara, (Member, Bauchi State APC Extended Stakeholders Committee) whether by themselves agents, privies, cohorts and representatives In whatever capacity from administering oath of office and/or according the Defendants/Respondent recognition as the Bauchi State 1st Defendant’s Executive Officers pending the hearing and determination of the substantive suit filed before the Bauchi State High Court.

The court document seen by this medium read thus; in a suit number BA/294/2021 filled by Alhaji Hassan Mohammed Sheriff , the Plaintiff/Applicant against the Defendants/Respondents who are the All Progressive Congress (APC), The Chairman Bauchi State Chapter Of APC Screening And Selection Committee, , Maimala Buni (Acting APC National Chairman), Hon.Min.Alhajiadam U Adamu, (Chairman, Bauchi State APC Extended Stakeholders Committee), Rt.Hon.(Barr.) Yakubu Dogara, (Member, Bauchi State APC Extended Stakeholders Committee), Bauchi APC, Chairman, Babayo Aliyu Misau, and all the Bauchi APC State Executives elected during the last Congress.

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The Presiding Judge, Justice Kunaza Hamidu after listening to H. B Ghide ESQ with Zainab Zwall ESQ who moved in terms of the motion paper ordered that; “THAT an order of Interim injunction is made retraining the 6th-42nd Defendants/Respondent from parading themselves in whatsoever manners or means and/or acting in whatever capacities or names called as the Bauchi1 State Executive Officers of the 1st Defendant pending the hearing of the substantive suit already filed before this Honourable Court.”

“THAT an order Is made restraining the 1st -5th Defendants/respondents in the Interim, whether by themselves agents, privies, cohorts and representatives In whatever capacity from administering oath of office and/or according the 6th-42nd Defendants/Respondents recognition as the Bauchi State 1st Defendant’s Executive Officers pending the hearing and determination of the substantive suit filed before this Honourable Court between the parties.”
The Matter is adjourned to 13th December 2021 for hearing.

It would be recalled that Bauchi State All Progressives Congress, state congress has snowballed into crisis has brought about the emergence of two factions, during the just-concluded State Congress. One of the factions led by Basayo Aliyu Misau is believed to backed by the Education Minister, Malam Adamu Adamu while the second faction led by Sunusi Aliyu Kunde is backed by Hon. Yusfu Maitama Tuggar, Nigerian Ambassador to Germany.

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