Court Nullifies Association of Licensed Customs Agents Election
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos ,Presided over by Justice P.O. Lifu (JP) has nullified the election that produced Bamgbala Abayomi Adewusi as the Chairman of Lagos Branch of the Association of Licenced customs Agents (ANLCA). After listening to the originating summons dated and filed on 26 day of April, 2023 before the court, Justice Lifu held that based on the fact that Adewusi had been disqualified by the Board of trustees of the association he is ineligible to contest the 15, January 2022 election organized by the board and had no locus to contest the election .As a result his declaration as the winner of the said election is hereby nullified and therefore void and of no effect .
Continuing the court said that the certificate of return so issued to him (Adewusi) by the BOT is hereby revoked forthwith and same should be returned by him and that by election result sheet exhibited to the court the second highest candidate which is Bola Ashiru Balogun is hereby Declared the winner of the 15, January 2022 election and should be issued certificate of return forthwith.
The court also awarded the cost of 500,000 against the BOT and Adewusi.
PT learned that as at the time of filing this report the ANLCA BOT is yet to obey the court order.