Mr. Adebayo Shittu, the Nigeria Minister of Communications has taken the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to court as a result of his disqualification for the party primaries.
Shittu was disqualified by his party for not having the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
Shittu was discovered not have participated in the one-year compulsory National Youth service scheme.
Shittu was to contest the Oyo state governor under the APC, an aspiration that was cut off as a result of his disqualification for not having NYSC discharge certificate.
Shittu in a case filed before the court, says that the party does not have the right to disqualify him from the governorship primary election over none possession of NYSC certificate.
In the filed case, Shittu is praying the court to declare the exercise illegal, he argues that there is no law that permits the party to disqualify him because of NYSC certificate.