Breaking: Bad News for PDP as Court Nullifies Party Elections in Anambra

Breaking: Bad News for PDP as Court Nullifies Party Elections in Anambra

  • As far as preparations for the Anambra governorship election are concerned, things are not working so well for the PDP
  • A court in Abuja on Thursday, June 24, nullified the PDP's congress for ward delegate ahead of the guber primary
  • The high court also berated the opposition party in the state as lacking regard for its latest verdict

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Anambra - The recent PDP elections in Anambra conducted to elect an ad-hoc ward delegate that would vote at the primary slated for Saturday, June 26, were on Thursday, June 24, voided by a high court in Maitama, Abuja.

During the hearing presided over by Justice Olukayode Adeniyi, the court ruled that all activities engaged in by the party after the court’s verdict which sacked the PDP’s executive council in the state were null and void as they were done in violation of orders, The Nation reports.

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A photo of the PDP's national secretariat in Abuja
The court slammed the PDP for disregarding its verdict (Photo: People Democratic Party)
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Justice Adeniyi also rejected the request by the PDP and two of its chieftains: Chief Ndubisi Nwobu and Barr. Uchenna Obiora for an order staying the court’s June 9 judgment.

The presiding judge was furious with the applicants for belittling the hallowed court in their reaction to the verdict which in its view said they did show any regard, The Sun also reported.

Adeniyi said:

“A party that has no regard for the judgment of a court and described it in derogatory terms to the whole world, as shown in Exhibit C, cannot quietly return to the same court to seek equitable relief to stay the same judgment that it defied and defiled..."

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Meanwhile, barely five months to the conduct of the Anambra governorship election, the PDP was yet to find its root in the state.

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There was a palpable fear among the members following the emergence of two chairmen of the party in the state.

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The judgment, which came two weeks to the conduct of the governorship primary election of the party, had created fear and apprehension among the 16 governorship aspirants of the party.


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