NEC BOC denies Consolidated Motions to dismiss and judicial review
In the Inter Party Conflict of Liberty Party
The Board of Commissioners (BOC) of the National Elections Commission (NEC) has denied the consolidated motions to dismiss and judicial review as prayed for by lawyers representing Musa Hasan Bility and al in the Inter Party conflict of the Liberty Party.
The Board of Commissioners, in its ruling Friday, November 18, 2022, instructed the Hearing Officer, Cllr. Muana Ville to take change of the matter and resume jurisdiction in the inter party conflict case, involving Musa Hasan Bility and al versus Nyonblee Karnga Lawrence and Emmanuel Azango, all of the Liberty Party(LP).
To which ruling by the BOC of NEC, the petitioners’ lawyers led by Cllr. Hilton Powo, excepted and said they will take advantage of the law controlling.
In the Board’s ruling Friday, November 18 , 2022, read by its Clerk, Fofee Sheriff said, the Hearing Officer did not err when he issued the stay order on the Convention of the Liberty Party and the motion for judicial review.
Mr. Bility and al were represented in the Administrative court by Cllr. Hilton Powo, while the respondents, Madam Karnga Lawrence were resented by Cllr. Gloria Musu Scott and Cllr. Augustine Fayiah.
Five members of the Board of Commissioners, led by the presiding and Acting BOC Chairperson, Cllr. P. Teplah Reeves, Floyd Oxley Sayor, Cllr. Ernestine Morgan Away, Josephine Kou Gaye and Barsee Leo Kpangbai signed the two motions in the Liberty party case.