Gov. Fayose withdraws suit seeking to stop his impeachment

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti has withdrawn the suit seeking to stop the All Progressive Congress’ members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly from impeaching him and his deputy, Kolapo Olusola.

Governor,Fayose and Olusola through their counsel, Ahmed Raji, had approached the court few week ago, requesting that the court should stop the impeachment moves against the governor.

At the resumed hearing on Wednesday, Mr Raji informed the court of his clients intention to withdraw the case.

The trial judge, Justice Ahmed Mohammed, consequently struck out the case.

He, however, did not give any reason for the withdrawal.

However, a fresh suit on the issue filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members of the State House of Assembly is still pending before Justice Evoh Chukwu of the same Federal High Court.

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