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Another Court Sacks Secondus As National Chairman

Cross River State high court has also sacked Uche Secondus as the PDP National Chairman.

Gatekeepers News reports that a High Court in Cross River State, Southern Nigeria has granted another ex parte motion stopping Uche Secondus from parading himself as the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Rivers State High Court had earlier gave an order stopping him as Chairman of the party which made the National Executive Council NEC of the party to approve the appointment of Deputy National Chairman (South) Yemi Akinwonmi as its acting National Chairman.

However, a Kebbi State High Court, on Thursday, Presided over by Justice Nusirat. I. Umar, ordered Secondus to return to his position as chairman of the party.

In another ruling by A Cross Rivers State high court presided over by Edem Kooffreh, upheld the order by the Rivers High Court.

The Judge gave the order while ruling on a motion ex parte marked HC/240/2021 filed by Enang Wani.

The new order also banned Secondus from resuming or visiting the party’s office as chairman.

Kooffreh said, “An order of interim injunction restraining the first defendant (Secondus) from presiding over the national executive committee meeting of the 2nd defendant scheduled to hold on Saturday, the 28th of August, 2012 or any subsequent meeting of the national executive committee of the second defendant and from presiding over any meeting of any organ of the second defendant or attending any of such meetings of functions in the capacity of national chairman of the party or in any other manner or form attempting to forcefully gain entrance into any such meetings or into the premises of the second defendant as national chairman of the party pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice.

“An order of interim injunction restraining the second defendant, its members, officers and agents from recognising the first defendant as its national chairman or from according him any of the powers, rights or privileges due to the holder of the office of the national chairman of the 2nd defendant pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice.”

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