The All Progressives Congress in Oyo State has mentioned the social gathering is in court docket to file a swimsuit searching for to cease the native authorities elections scheduled for Saturday from holding.
The Publicity Secretary of the APC within the state, Kazeem Olatunde, mentioned this in a phone interview with our correspondent in Ibadan on Thursday.
He mentioned, “Our legal professionals are already in court docket as I converse with you, they’re submitting papers to ensure the council election is postponed.
“We’re ready for the result of that. We imagine the court docket will reply us.”
The APC had insisted that conducting the ballot with out their candidates was fallacious.
The social gathering mentioned it determined to not take part initially as a result of the case filed by the elected native authorities officers was in court docket and dashing to organise one other ballot with out ready for that to be decided is fallacious.
The Chairman of the Oyo State Impartial Electoral Fee, Isiaka Olagunju ( SAN), had mentioned the opposition social gathering was given discover and that he personally went to the APC Secretariat to steer them to take part within the ballot however he mentioned they spurned the chance.
The Supreme Court docket had on Might 7 delivered the judgment within the case and ordered that the elected council officers ought to be paid all their salaries and allowances since Might 29, 2019, when Governor Seyi Makinde dissolved them.