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  • Updated: March 21, 2022

Full List Of 20 Cross Rivers Lawmakers Sacked By Court For Defecting To APC

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has sacked 18 members of the Cross River State House of Assembly and 2 members of the House of Representatives on Monday.

The court sacked the Imo lawmakers who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

In a judgement delivered by Justice Taiwo Taiwo stated that the lawmakers must vacate their seats after abandoning the party that brought them to power.

The PDP had filed a suit challenging their defection as marked in suit FHC/ABJ/CS/975/2021.

The court also sacked 2 members of the House of Representatives from the state making the total of sacked lawmakers to 20.

The 20 Lawmakers sacked by the court include:

1. Michael Ataba

2. Legor Idagbor

3. Eteng Jonnah William

4. Joseph .A. Basset

5. Odey Peter Agbe

6. Okon .E. Ephraim

7. Regina .E. Anyone

8. Matthew .S. Olory

9. Cynthia Nkasi

10. Edward Ajang

11. Chris Nja-Mbu Ogar

12. Maria Akawaji

13. Ekpo Ekpo Bassey

14. Ogbor Ogbor Udop

15. Ekpe Charles Okon 

16. Hillary Ekpang Bisong

17. Francis B. Asuqo

18. Elvert Ayambem

19. Davis Etta

20. Sunday U. Achunekan

 

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