SUPREME COURT DECLARES EXECUTIVE ORDER 10 ISSUED BY PRESIDENT BUHARI UNLAWFUL
The Supreme Court on Friday declared the Executive Order 10 issued by the Federal Executive Council on the funding of State Judiciary and Legislature as unlawful and unconstitutional.
The panel of the Supreme Court today, Friday February 11, 2022, agreed that President MUHAMMADU BUHARI went beyond his constitutional powers in issuing the Executive Order 10 (EO10).
Brave Views learnt that six out of the seven members of the panel of the Supreme Court, voided and set aside the Executive Order 10 (EO10).
In the meantime, the Supreme Court also dismissed the N66 billion suit filed by the State Governors against the Federal Government.over the matter.
Recall that President BUHARI had in May 2020, issued the EO10 for the enforcement of financial autonomy for State Legislature and Judiciary.