COURT REINSTATES SECONDUS AS PDP NATIONAL CHAIRMAN

A Kebbi State High Court
has ordered the reinstatement of Prince Uche Secondus as the National Chairman of People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

Delivering ruling in a motion ex-perte, in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday, in suit no: KB/AC/M. 170/2021,
the vacation Judge, Hon. Justice Nusirat Umar held that it was satisfied after reading the affidavit of the respondents that an interim order be granted on the purported suspension of Secondus pending judgment.

The Court then granted leave to Secondus to continue exercising all the
constitutional powers of the office of Chairman of PDP (second defendant) as enshrined in both 1999 Constitution of Nigeria as amended and the Peoples Democratic Party’s
constitution.

Hon. Justice Umar gave an order of interim
injunction “staying the purported suspension of the first respondent pending the determination of the substantive motion on notice No. KB/ HC/M.170/2021 now pending before this honourable court.


“An order of this honourable court granting leave to the first respondent (Uche Secondus) to continue
exercising all the constitutional powers of the office of Chairman of PDP (second defendant) as enshrined in both 1999 Constitution of Nigeria as
amended and the Peoples Democratic Party’s constitution pending the
hearing and final determination of the motion on notice filed.

Some PDP members, Yahaya Usman, Abubakar Mohammed and Bashar
Suleman, initiated the suit as Claimants/Applicants in the matter while Prince Uche Secondus and the PDP were joined as Defendants/Respondents.

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