Court blocks PDP’s attempt to remove Anyanwu as national secretary

Court blocks PDP’s attempt to remove Anyanwu as national secretary

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) not to remove Senator Samuel Anyanwu as the party’s national secretary until the substantive issues are heard and decided.

Justice Inyang Ekwo granted the claim of Mr. Joshua Musa (SAN) on Thursday in his judgment.

He then adjourned the case till December 4 for hearing on the application on notice.

Two party members, Mr. Jeffrey Ihentuge and Mr. Apollos Gods Power, have filed a lawsuit against the PDP, Mr. Umaru Aliyu Damagun (acting national chairman), and the National Executive Committee (NEC) as the first and third defendants. was.

The National Working Committee (NWC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are the fourth and fifth defendants respectively.

This motion was filed pursuant to Order 26, Rules 2 and 6 of the FHC (Civil Procedure) Rules, 2019 and the inherent powers of the Court.

The plaintiffs sought a preliminary injunction to prevent the first, second, third and fourth defendants from carrying out their threat to remove the State Secretary (Anyangwu).

He contends that this is in violation of Article 47(1) of the PDP Constitution (as amended in 2017) and is awaiting hearing and decision on notice.


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