Court bars Obaseki from participating in PDP primaries


The jolly Peoples Democratic party (PDP) governorship aspirant Governor Godwin Obaseki has been barred from participating in the party’s primaries scheduled to hold on June 25, 2020 in Edo State.

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, followed a suit filed by another PDP governorship aspirant, Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, who insisted that Obaseki did not purchase PDP form or undergo screening within the time-table schedule.

The Court presided over by Hon. Justice E.A. Obile, fixed hearing on the suit for Wednesday, June 24, 2020 and approved accelerated hearing and determination of the Motion on Notice for Interlocutory Injunction.

According to Court documents joined in the suit were: Prince Uche Secondus, Emmanuel Ogidi, Hon. Kingsley Chinda and Chief Derekeme Boyleyefa.

Also joined in the suit were: Senator James Manager and Hon. Barrister Ajibola Muraina as well as Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).