Federal High Court in Calabar orders closure of APC Barracks Road office, affirms Etim John as state chairman


* Ordered police to close down APC office Barracks Road

The Federal High Court, Calabar, on Monday affirmed the judgment of an Abuja High Court declaring Godwin Etim John as authentic state chairman of the All Progressive Congress APC.

The Abuja High Court presided over by Justice A.O.Musa had on December 13, 2018, declared Godwin Etim John as authentic State party Chairman of APC.

The court annulled the congresses that produced the late Mathew Ojong group recognized by the National Working Committee of APC describing them as illegal.

The court also ordered the NWC of APC to forward the list of candidates as submitted by John to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Reacting to the judgment, the director-general of Usani campaign organization, Ekpeyong Cobham, said the enforcement of the judgment wa overdue and appealed to both INEC and the security agencies to do the needful by complying fully to the judgement.