- The Labour Party national chairman, Julius Abure, has been restrained to stop parading himself as the party's official by a federal high court
- Justice Hamza Muazu of the Abuja court also restrained 3 other senior officers of the party pending the hearing of a motion on notice
- Some aggrieved members of the party, including the publicity secretary, filed an ex-parte motion before the court against the exco
FCT, Abuja - Julius Abure, the national chairman of the Labour Party, has been ordered to restrain from parading himself as the national chairman of the party by a high court at the federal capital territory (FCT).
The court also restrained 3 other senior officers of the party from parading themselves as officials of the party, The Nation reported.
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Delivering his ruling on Wednesday, April 5, Justice Hamza Muazu of the court stated that the ex-parte order shall subsist till the determination and hearing of a pending motion on notice.
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The court decision followed an ex-parte motion filed by some members of the party, including Abayomi Arabambi, the publicity secretary of the party.
The members were angry about the continued stay in office by Abure and other defendants following corruption allegations filed against them.
After listening to the argument of the lawyer of the plaintiffs, James Onoja, Justice Muazu gave the order.
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Recall that Abure, over the weekend, was suspended by its ward in Edo state over alleged anti-party activities.
Martins Osigbemhe, the chairman of the ward, disclosed at a press conference that Abure was suspended by the exco until the court determines the numerous petitions and cases against him.
However, the suspension was voided by the Labour Party national secretary, saying it was illegal and would not stand.
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Legit.ng earlier reported that Julius Abure, the Labour Party national chairman, has been handed suspension from his ward in Edo state.
Abure's suspension followed a similar scenario that wrapped the fate of Iyorchia Ayu, the former national chairman of the PDP.
However, Mallam Farouk Umar, the national secretary of the Labour Party, dismissed the suspension and those that announced it was impostors.