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Sheriff vows to challenge his removal as PDP chairman

04 July 2016, 18:59

Abuja - Embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali-Modu Sheriff, has vowed to challenge the ruling of a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, which sacked him from office, reports NewsDay

The court had on Monday upheld the removal of Sheriff as the Chairman of the party.

The court according to News 24 declared that the May 21 national convention of the party was legal and that its decisions did not violate any known law or the constitution of the party.

Justice‎ Mohammed Liman, who delivered his judgement in a suit brought to the court by the National Caretaker Committee of the PDP dismissed all grounds of defence put up by Sheriff.

Also read: Sheriff offers to step down as PDP Chairman

However, Sheriff has instructed his lawyer to appeal the judgment as well get the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the PDP restrained from obeying it until the appeal is heard.

- News 24


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