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Kwara Assembly Sacks Lawmaker Over Defection

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Kwara State House of Assembly has sacked lawmaker, Saheed Popoola over his defection from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to Social Democratic Party, SDP.

Speaker of the House, Yakubu Danladi-Salihu, noted that the constitution was clear as Popoola ought to have vacated his seat having defected from APC to SDP.

Reacting, the lawmaker stated that his seat should not be declared vacant as he had secured an injunction from the state High Court barring the assembly and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC from declaring his seat vacant.

Written by: Helen Obih

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