Abuja - The Ahmed Makarfi faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dragged the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court (FHC), Justice Ibrahim Auta and a judge of the court, Justice Okon Abang, to court over the leadership crisis rocking the party, reports The Nation.
The suit was filed before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, in the name of the PDP.
The party, which blamed the defendants for the various conflicting decisions given in relation to the leadership crisis in the party, faulted Justice Abang’s assumption of jurisdiction on cases relating to the party’s crisis when a judge at the court’s Port Harcourt division was already hearing similar cases.
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The party is praying among others, for an order setting aside all the decisions and orders made so far by Justice Abang on the PDP leadership crisis.
When the case came up for mentioning on Tuesday, the presiding judge, Justice Olukayode Adeniyi queried the rationale behind the suit filed for the PDP by Ken Njemanze (SAN
He noted that the suit is not the kind of suit that should be filed in court.
The judge said he does not know what this suit seeks to achieve.
- News 24