Court Rules Against Deployment of Military For Elections

By Abdallah el-Kurebe The Federal High Court sitting in Sokoto on Thursday ruled against the deployment of the military for elections security. Judgement in the suit instituted against the Attorney General of the Federation and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was delivered upon an Originating Summons dated October 22, 2014. Justice Rilwan Mohammed granted…

It’s Unconstitutional To Deploy Military For Elections – Court

By Abdallah el-Kurebe Justice Mohammed Rilwan of Federal High Court Sokoto has ruled that it is unconstitutional for the military to be deployed for election purpose. Delivering the Judgement today, he stressed that other than for the purposes of protecting the Nigeria’s territorial integrity, there is no constitutional provision that allows for the deployment of…