Ogun State chapter of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) has dragged its national president Chris Isiguzo before a Federal High Court in Abeokuta over the dissolution of the states’ leadership.
The president of NUJ has said the committee dissolved the newly elected leadership of the Ogun State council in line with Article 5, Paragraph 10 of the union’s constitution.
“The election was not just nullified. There were series of petitions and the report of the national officers that supervised the election corroborated the contents of the petitions. In fact, one of the national officers said he was held hostage at the election venue.” Isiguzo said.
However, the appellants disagreed with the president, stating that the election was fair, free and transparent as it was supervised by the national officers of the union.
The Ogun state NUJ chairman, Soji Amosu, was one of the four appellants who sought a restraining order against the national president from conducting…