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Court of Appeal Finally Places Hold On PDP Convention

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Court of Appeal Finally Places Hold On PDP Convention

The Court of Appeal delivers ruling on the application seeking to stop the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, convention from holding.

Expectations of the ruling were high, yesterday, only for the appellate court to defer its verdict till today.

The development has raised anxiety in the main opposition party as the judgement will come less than 24 hours to the convention scheduled to begin on October 30 and end the following day.

Despite the temporal setback, Chairman, National Convention Organizing Committee and Governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Fintiri, has predicted imminent implosion of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, as soon as the convention is concluded this weekend.

A-Court reserves ruling on Secondus’ motion seeking to suspend PDP convention
The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt once again deferred its ruling on the application filed by the ousted PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, seeking the suspension of the national convention of the party scheduled for Saturday.

 

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The three-man appeal panel led by Justice Haruna Simon Tsammani took this position after counsels for all the parties adopted their written addresses and adumbrated their positions.

Secondus, in the motion, CP/PH/339/2021, is praying the court to give an Interim Order of Injunction suspending the Saturday’s national convention of the party pending the determination of the suit challenging his removal as national chairman of the party.

The court on Tuesday had adjourned to give its decision on the matter, Thursday, had after the legal submissions adjourned till Friday for ruling on the motion.

When the court resumed hearing yesterday, Counsel for the Applicant, Tayo Oyetibo, SAN, notified the court that he amended the processes earlier served on parties to include the names of all the parties, following the order of court.

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