Court reinstates Okon-led ASCSN leadership


Court gavel
Court gavel

Dismisses suit by ex-president for lack of jurisdiction 

By Victor Ahiuma-Young

A federal High Court sitting in Lagos has reinstated the leadership of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, ASCSN, led by Dr. Tommy Okon, dismissing the suit by former President of the Union, Innocent Bola-Audu for lack of jurisdiction.

The Court presided over by Justice D. E Osiagor, noted that “those in possession of the secretariat prior to the Order of Court are restored to possession while those that were signatories to the account prior to the Order of Court are restored to operate the account.”

The court had in an exparte order on September 13, 2022, directed the former President to take possession of the secretariat

Based on the order, Bola-Audu and others, last Friday, October 21, 2022, stormed the National Secretariat of ASCSN , Yaba, and forcefully took over the secretariat.  

But in a resumed hearing yesterday, the judge ruled that “Upon the issue…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper