Eko Club Presidential Tussle: Fanimokun Wins Again As Appeal Court Upholds Lower Court Ruling Granting Him Right To Contest


The Court of Appeal, Lagos, has dismissed the case filed by the Eko Club Board of Trustees and Guardian Council of Eko Club against  developmental economist, Chief Babatunde Fanimokun to contest as president of the club for a third term.
Fanimokun was the president of Eko Club from February 2017 to February 2019. While he attempted to vie for a third term, Eko Club and the Guardian Council rose against his aspiration.
Meanwhile, Eko Club and Guardian Council of the club brought up a candidate, Dr. Shamsideen Ade Dosumu as their preferred choice.
Last March, Fanimokun went to court to challenge their action. Judgement favoured him at High Court. However, the Board of Trustees and Guardian Council challenged the judgement at Court of Appeal.
Again, judgement was delivered in Fanimokun’s favour as the Judge, Hon. Justice Otisi, dismissed the appeal against the lower court ruling supporting the pronouncement of the judge of the lower court.

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