APGA leadership tussle: Oye withdraws suit against Njoku

APGA leadership tussle: Oye withdraws suit against Njoku

- The suit between the national chairman of APGA and Edozie Njoku, the party's factional chairman has been withdrawn

- The matter was withdrawn before Justice Charles Agbaza of the FCT High Court, Jabi, Abuja

- Oye's counsel told the court that after several consultations, his client has decided to discontinue the suit

The chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Victor Oye, has withdrawn the suit filed against Edozie Njoku before an FCT High Court, Jabi, Abuja over leadership positions within the party.

At the resumed hearing on Thursday, January 15, counsel to the APGA's national chairman, Victor Agunzi, told the court that there was an adjournment on the matter before it to enable the counsel for first defendant (APGA) sort out its legal representation issues.

The counsel told the court that after several consultations, his client have decided to discontinue the suit.

He said the discontinuation of the suit is to allow parties to pursue possible reconciliation through the use of internal mechanism within the party.

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"Agunzi said: "In the circumstance, we have filed Notice of Discontinuance in order to make progress in the party."

However, in his reaction, a counsel to Njoku, Chile Onyemenam, said he had no objection to the application.

Having listened to the submission by the party, the presiding judge over the case, Justice Charles Agbaza decalred that all orders granted by the court in the suit is hereby vacated and the suit is dismissed.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the national convention of APGA and the new executive committee of the party led by Victor Oye was annulled on Thursday, July 4, by a court in Delta state.

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The court also held that APGA's National Executive Committee (NEC)'s meeting which was held at the Governor's lodge in Anambra on Tuesday, May 14, is noil and void.

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