Nasarawa Court Orders Fresh Elections Into PDP Wards, LGA Excos.


Nasarawa Court Orders Fresh Elections Into  PDP Wards, Local Government Excos.



A High Court in Akwanga ,Nasarawa state has ordered the People’s Democratic party  PDP to  conduct a fresh Ward and Local government elections in the state for Executive members of the party with immediate effect..


Justice Mustafa Ramat  in a Judgement delivered at Akwanga  declared null and void the  purported Ward and Local government Congresses held by the party on 7 and 21st March this year..


According to Justice Mustafa  Ramat ,the PDP in the state flouted and abused  the party’s constitution on election of its officials at all levels..


He further restrained the National leadership of PDP from accepting or recognizing any results of  Ward and local government Congresses from Nasarawa state until a proper election is organized ..


Counsel to the plaintiffs  Mr Yahaya Dangana described the ruling as justice to members of the party at the grassroots.


In his submission, counsel to the second defendant which is the state working committee of the party ,Barrister  Oche  Olegede said he would consult with his client for the next line of action…


A group of 13 PDP members from various local government areas had dragged the state PDP and Working committee to court over irregularities and non compliance to guidelines for Ward and local government election of officials of the party….

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