The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Cross River State have revealed that it has appealed the Federal High Court Judgment and also filed a motion for a stay of execution.
This was contained in a release by the Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, to Governor Ben Ayade, Mr Christian Ita.
“This is to inform All Progressives Congress (APC) members of the National Assembly from Cross River State, members of the Cross River State House of Assembly and the general public that an appeal against the judgement of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has been filed at the Court of Appeal, Abuja.
“Also, a motion for a stay of execution of the Federal High Court has been filed. Both processes were filed by renowned constitutional lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Mike Ozekhome.
“Following the filing of the two processes, automatically the orders of the lower court are stayed.
“Consequently, the APC members in both the National Assembly and the Cross River State House of Assembly should go about their duties freely.”
In thesame vein, the Party has called on its members to remain calm and law abiding, stressing that there was no cause for alarm.
The party assured its members that the appellate court will do justice to the matter.