Supreme Court adjourns suit to determine Edo PDP’s authentic candidates list

By DADA AYOKHAI

The country’s apex court, (Supreme Court) has adjourned to September 22, the suit to determined the authentic Edo state Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidates for the National and State Assembly election ahead of the 2023 elections.

The Edo State chapter of the party loyal to the national vice Chairman, South-South, Chief Dan Orbih had filled the suit after his dissatisfaction with the Appeal Court’s judgement which said the election of party delegates was purely an inter affairs of the party without clarifying which of the delegates is the authentic.

The Supreme Court, during the sitting, upholds the request of the Dan Orbih’s faction to serve the Godwin Obaseki’s led faction, with substitute means for service.

It was reported that Legacy PDP had sought through its lawyer, Chief Ferdinand Orbih, SAN, the permission to substitute and serve the 1st to 4th, as well as 6th and 8th respondents in the case seeking to ascertain the authentic candidates to represent the party in the 2023 general elections.

Granting the motion in favour of the Legacy PDP, the Supreme Court adjourned the case till the 22nd of September .

This news has however sparked off jubilation in the camp of the legacy PDP as members see this first victory as a sign of total success in the end.

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