APPEAL COURT STAY ORDER: NFF Make Move To Settle Out Of Court With PFAN
The NFF have moved to settle a matter before the Appeal Court with litigants, who secured an injunction for the lower Federal High Court sitting in Abuja only for the higher court to put a stay on it for last week’s NFF Elections to ahead as planned.
A source told www.insideglasshouse.com: “The counsel representing the NFF at the Appeal Court approached that of the litigants and proposed that the matter be settled out of court.
“They know they have messed with the wrong people.”
However, the litigants, Harrison Jalla, Victor Baribote and Austin Popo of the PFAN Task Force rejected this and have instructed their counsel to see the matter to its logical conclusion.
Their counsel has already filed their response on the matter after the Appeal Court yesterday gave them the required three days to do so.
The litigants, through their lawyers, said the Appeal Court does not have the jurisdiction to hear this matter and that due processes like taken leave from the lower court and the transmission of the case file were not adhered to.
They have vowed to take the matter all the way to the Supreme Court as well as petition against the three Appeal Court Justices, namely Biobele Abraham Georgewill, Mohammed Mustapha and Danlami Zama Senchi, to the NJC.