Suit seeking third term for Buhari, governors withdrawn

A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Charles Enya, who filed a suit seeking a constitutional amendment to allow President Muhammadu Buhari and state governors to seek third terms in office, has withdrawn the matter.

He said the withdrawal was to allow for further consultations.

In suit no. FHC/AI/CS/90/19, Mr Enya had approached the Federal High Court in Abakiliki seeking for the amendment of section 137(1) (b) and 182 (1) (b) of the Nigerian constitution to allow for a third term in office for the President and the state governors.

Mr Enya had argued that the aforementioned sections were infringing on the fundamental human rights of President Buhari and the governors ”who might wish to seek for a third term in office”.

The suit which was filed on November 20 came up…

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