NLNG Corporate Teamwork banner First bank FinTech summit Fidelity bank card banner Emerald Energy Institute Camano banner

Again, PDP chairman, Mu'azu faces fire

By News Express on 09/11/2014

Gmail icon

Views: 2,879


Two days after the withdrawal of two separate suits challenging the appointment of Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu as  national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, another fresh suit has been filed seeking  Mu’azu’s removal.

A member of the PDP, Aliyu Garba Gubrin had, through his lawyer, Lilian Ojimma approached the court seeking a declaration that Mu’azu cannot preside over affairs of the party because his appointment as chairman did not follow due process.

Joined as defendants in the suit alongside Mu’azu are the former chairman of the party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Sunday Tribune gathered that the suit is coming at a time when Mu’azu is gearing up to chair the party’s national convention slated for December 6,2014 where President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to emerge as the PDP presidential candidate.

The plaintiff, in the suit No. FHC/ABJCS/821/2014, dated November 5, 2014, is challenging the purported resignation of the former chairman of the party, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur.

The PDP, through its counsel, Kwor Victor has filed a memorandum of appearance and the case assigned to Justice Evoh Chukwu will come up on November 12, 2014.

The plaintiff, a House of Representatives aspirant begged the court to determine whether the resignation of Tukur on January 15, 2014 duly complied with Section 47(5) of the Constitution of the party.

He also asked the court to declare that Tukur’s resignation is invalid for non compliance with the Constitution of the party and the Electoral Act 2010.

•Adapted from a Sunday Tribune report. Photo shows Mu’azu.

Source News Express

Posted 09/11/2014 05:58:13 AM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Doctors march on Aso Rock, seek increased funding...

Take fight to bandits’ den, IGP tells Police...

Nigeria will resurrect — Adesina

FG bows to protests, re-screens 2,000 NIS recruits...

Exodus hits Maiduguri, Munguno following Boko Haram attacks...

Nigeria: 8th Senate winds up, adjourns till June...

Death threat for Ex-President Zuma

Gunmen strike again in Zamfara, kill at least...

Abia crisis forces deployment of policemen nationwide

Bloodbath averted as Navy, Topline officials fight over...

Minimum Wage: Labour misunderstood us — Ngige

Terrorists targeting several European cities: Intelligence service

 

Latest News Three girls perish in Nnewi motel fire after ‘Madam’ disappears with keys Court halts NNPC ongoing job recruitment New minimum wage will benefit everyone — NLC President Woman escapes third kidnap attempt, sends SOS to security agencies APC deploys 16 governors for Bayelsa, Kogi guber campaigns Mixed feelings over oil discovery in the north Oyo set to adopt anti-open grazing Intersociety traces real causes of Onitsha inferno •Condemns ‘medicine-after-death’ and crocodile tears’ IMB reports 30 per cent drop in piracy attacks in Nigeria as NIMASA’s deep blue project kicks off Cashless policy: CBN exempts embassies, donor agencies, others Lagos alerts public to outbreak of monkey pox FG, Russian government to partner in reviving Ajaokuta Coy — Minister

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (551,689 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (447,675 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (395,290 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (330,965 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (299,222 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (265,406 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (256,231 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (253,574 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (235,088 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (221,237 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (198,722 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (195,918 views)

 

CBN milk production

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (105) Business & Economy (4,500) Business Verdict (85) Columnists (1,131) Complaints & Requests (96) Enterprise & Opportunities (218) Entertainment (692) Features (834) Global Business Monitor (467) ICT Monitor (66) International (4,091) Interview (204) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (174) Maggie's Blog (452) News (52,825) Opinion (1,398) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,585) Religion (1,111) Sports (2,196) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera