Just In: Confusion as Court restores Secondus as PDP National Chairman 

Justice Nusirat. I. Umar a vacation Judge of the Kebbi state High Court on Thursday 26 August, 2021 ordered Prince Uche Secondus to return to his position as the National Chairman.

Giving the order in a suit brought before her in Birinin Kebbi, the state capital in case KB/AC/M. 170/2021, Justice Umar said she was satisfied after reading the affavidit of the respondents that an interim order should be granted on the purported suspension of Prince Secondus pending the determination of the case.

Recall Mouthpiece NGR had Monday reported that a court sitting in Port Harcourt, River State ordered the immediate suspension of of the PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus.

The presiding judge, Justice O. Gbasam, ordered Secondus to stop parading himself as the national chairman pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice for interlocutory injunction.

According to justice Nusirat, “An order of this Honourable court granting leave to the first respondent (Uche Secondus) to continue exercising all the constitutional powers of the office of Chairman of PDP (second defendant ) as enshrined in both 1999 Constitution of Nigeria as amended and the Peoples Democratic Party’s constitution pending the hearing and final determination of applicant’s motion on notice.”

Three concerned members of the party, Yahaya Usman, Abubakar Mohammed and Bashar Suleman are the claimants/Applicant in the case while Prince Secondus and the PDP are the defendants/Respondents.

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