CAC Refuses To Acknowledge African Religion

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), has refused to approve name reservation for the registration of League of Traditional Religion Practitioners Association of Nigeria.

According to the denial notice, a copy Kubwaexpress obtained, CAC refused approval because, “Their forms of worship and practices are not publicly known.”

Dissatisfied with this, Gbenga Adesina, Esq of Gbenga Adesina & Co, has approached the Federal High Court Abuja, seeking the following relieves; (a) A DECLARATION that de b cfendant acted ultra vites by denying the Claimants the usage of their proposed name in a bid to register their association when he held that: “NAME NOT REGISTRABLE UNDER CAMA” THEIR MODE OF WORSHIP AND PRACTICES ARE NOT PUBLICLY KNOWN.
(b) A DECLARATION that the Defendant is under a statutory obligation to register association of the Claimants in so far they meet all the necessary conditions precedent to registration of association under the Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020.
(c) AN ORDER directing the Defendant to accept the proposed name of the Claimants Association for registration.

At the time we visited the Federal High Court Registry, the matter had not be assigned to any court but has suit no; FHC/ABJ/CS/306/2022.

We will up date you as the matter progresses.

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