Court of Appeal grants stay of Execution of judgment against Bayelsa APC Candidate



  sitting Port Harcourt has granted a stay of execution of ruling of Federal High Court Port Harcourt which had earlier barred All Progressives Congress candidates from running for   election Saturday..

candidate his lawyers had approached     and filed a motion of stay of execution of High Court ruling Yenagoa, pending the determination of the case by the .

Ruling on the matter  , the Court of Appeal sitting Port HarCourt   granted  the  stay of execution of the  Federal High Court ruling.

With this ruling in Port Harcourt and the Court of Apeal ruling in Abuja, the courts have  ordered a stay of execution.

Effectively, the All Progressives Congress Candidate,David Lyon and his  running mate are  free to contest in the Bayelsa State election.

Speaking on the stay of execution a lawyer who was in court said “the implication is that the effect of the judgement of the Federal High court is suspended.It is assume there was judgement at all until when  the Court of Appeal hears the matter.If they later agree with the jdugement, the ruling comes back.

“With we got in the court of Appeal  Abuja andthis one,it means that David Lyon and (his running mate) are the APC candidates  for this election tomorrow(Saturday).That is the implication.