Abuja - Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bamanga Tukur on Tuesday lost in his return bid as the party’s Chairman, reports Premium Times.
A Federal High Court in Abuja held that the procedure he adopted in wanting to have the court return him to office was strange and unknown to law.
ustice Evoh Chukwu in his ruling said it was unknown in law for a defendant in a case to maintain a position supporting the plaintiff, and against fellow defendants.
Tukur, as a defendant in a suit instituted by a member of the party, Aliyu Gubrin, had filed a counter-claim, urging the court to among others, void his resignation and return him to office as chairman of the party.
Gurin had filed a suit at the court seeking the sack of the party's Chairman, Adamu Mu’azu’s and a stoppage of the party’s coming delegates’ convention slated for December 11 and 12.
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