BREAKING: Federal High Court Bans Sukubo from Parading himself as President of NYCN
The Federal High Court of Nigeria Abuja Division has granted an interim injunction restraining Sukubo Sara-igbe Sukubo from parading himself as the President of the National Youth Council of Nigeria ( NYCN).
The court has also restrained him to act in that capacity, pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice
Justice Taiwo O. Taiwo granted the prayers of the NYCN incorporated trustees in Abuja on Monday
The court also granted another order of interim injunction restraining the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sport Development from according Sokubo any form of recognition pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice.
The motion on notice was brought before the court by the authentic trustees of NYCN, led by the Chairman, Dr Dickson Akoh.
Reacting after the judgement, Dr Dickson Akoh,who is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees NYCN, said that the board as the legal custodian of the Council would explode all judicial means to ensure that no money bag or individual hijacks the leadership of the Council.
He said the only constitutional option left was to conduct a valid and duly convoked elective Congress, to enable the youth genuinely elect leaders of their choice.
Akoh said any youths that believed in his or her popularity, capacity and meets the constitutional requirement would be allowed to contest the election.
Hearing of the pending application was adjourned to June 22, 2020