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Court stops Sylva’s APC faction

13 April 2016, 12:46

Yenagoa - The Bayelsa State High Court  has stopped some supporters of the state’s leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timipre Sylva, from parading themselves as party leaders.

The court also  restrained them from disrupting the activities of the party’s officials.

A faction of the party in the state led Timipa Orunimighe had approached the court to stop the faction loyal to Sylva from parading themselves as the executives of APC  in the state.

Also read: Sylva blames PDP for APC Bayelsa problems

The injunction restrained the Sylva’s loyalists, namely, Joseph Fafi, Tonye Okio, Fortune Parnebi and Alabo Martins from interfering or stopping the claimants from functioning in their respective offices as chairman, vice chairman and secretary of the APC, pending the determination of the motion on notice.

Orunimighe and Sylva have been in a running battle over the allegation of grafts in the appointments of the present Minister of State for Agriculture, Heineken Lokpobri.

- News 24


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