Court has restrained Godwin Obaseki from participating in PDP primaries.
Justice E.A Obile of a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Monday restrained Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, from participating in the governorship primaries under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which was scheduled to hold on Thursday, June 25, 2020.
Justice Obile gave the order after another PDP governorship aspirant, Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama filed a suit that Obaseki did not purchase PDP form or undergo screening within the time-table schedule.
In a documents released, the Court, which fixed hearing on the suit for Wednesday, June 24, 2020, also okayed accelerated hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice for Interlocutory Injunction.
Joined in the suit were Prince Uche Secondus, Emmanuel Ogidi, Hon. Kingsley Chinda and Chief Derekeme Boyleyefa. Others are Senator James Manager and Hon. Barrister Ajibola Muraina as well as Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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