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FLASH| Federal High Court Bars Sheriff as PDP Chairman,Recognises Makarfi Committee

by on May 24, 2016
 
A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has granted an interim injunction restraining the immediate past national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sherrif, and Professor Adewale Oladipo who were removed from office at the PDP National Convention held on Saturday May 21, 2016, from parading themselves as national officers of the party pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice brought before it by the Peoples Democratic Party.
The national caretaker committee of the PDP headed by Senator Ahmed Markarfi, former governor of Kaduna State, also got a boost with an order of the court mandating INEC to recognise it in all matters pertaining the conduct of primary elections for political offices and the submission of the PDP List of candidates for any elections to be conducted by INEC pending the hearing and determination of the Motion on notice.
With the Injunction, it puts an end to further Crisis rocking the main opposotion party  pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice brought by the party.

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