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Court Sacks Secondus As PDP National Chairman

Court Sacks Secondus As PDP National Chairman
  • PublishedAugust 24, 2021

A High Court sitting in Degema, Rivers State has sacked the embattled Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus as National Chairman and member of the party.

Justice O. Gbasam of the Degema Judicial Division Vacation Court granted the injunction on Monday following a suit No: PHC/2183/CS/2021 filed by Ibeawuchi Ernest Alex, Dennis Nna Amadi, Emmanuel Stephen and Umezirike Onucha against Uche Secondus (1st defendant) and the PDP (2nd defendant).

After hearing the submission of H.A. Bello, Counsel to the Applicants, the Justice granted the interim injunction barring Secondus from parading himself as the National Chairman.

The order read: “An order restraining the 1st Defendant from parading himself as member of the 2nd Defendant or the National Chairman of the Defendant or performing the functions of national chairman of the 2nd defendant or calling, attending or presiding over any meeting of the 2nd defendant or any committee of the 2nd defendant at the Ward, Local Government or State level or calling for any Ward, Local Government or State Congress of the 2nd defendant or setting up committees for such Congresses or participating in any activity of the 2nd defendant whatsoever whilst on suspension as a member of the 2nd defendant pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice for interlocutory injunction”.

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