Embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus has been ordered to return to his post as the party chairman.
A vacation Judge, Justice Nusrat Umar of Kebbi State High Court
gave the order in a suit brought before her in Birinin Kebbi, the state capital.
In the case, cited as KB/AC/M. 170/2021, Justice Umar said she was satisfied after reading the affidavit of the respondents.
She said it was necessary to issue an interim order on the purported suspension of Prince Secondus pending the determination of the case.
The order reads as follows: “An order of this Honourable court granting leave to the first respondent (Uche Secondus) to continue exercising all the constitutional powers of the office of Chairman of PDP (second defendant) as enshrined in both 1999 Constitution of Nigeria as amended and the Peoples Democratic Party’s constitution pending the hearing and final determination of applicant’s motion on notice.
“Any further order(s) as this Honourable Court may deem fit to make in the circumstances.”