Ogun 2023: PDP NWC to appeal court judgement ordering fresh primaries

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The Peoples Democratic Party (NWC), on Wednesday, said it would Appeal Court judgement on Ogun State compelling the party to conduct a fresh primary election in the state within 14 days.

In a judgement delivered by Hon. Justice Oguntoyinbo, he ordered a fresh election into respective positions in the party to be conducted within 14 days.

“I hereby order that fresh primary elections be conducted by the current Ogun State Executives of the 2nd Defendant (Peoples Democratic Party) for the nomination of candidates for elective positions i.e House of Assembly, House of Representatives, Senatorial and Governorship elections within 14 days,” he said.

But reacting in a statement on Wednesday,

Debo Ologunagba, National Publicity Secretary of the party, said after a thorough review of the judgement delivered at the Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, by Hon. Justice O.O Oguntoyinbo, the party is dissatisfied with the outcome of the judgement

According to him, after a comprehensive review and extensive consultations with party leaders and critical stakeholders particularly, in Ogun State, the NWC has resolved to appeal the Judgment.

“Consequently, the NWC has directed the National Legal Adviser of the Party to commence all actions necessary to appeal the judgement,” he said.

Ogun 2023: PDP NWC to appeal court judgement ordering fresh primaries

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