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Anambra APC not served with court proceedings before sack – PRO

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By Okechukwu Onuegbu
The state publicity secretary, All Progressives Congress (APC), Okelo Madu­kaife, has said that the party executive recently sacked by a was with the court processes concerning the judgment.

A sitting in Awka, presided over by Justice I. B Gafai had last Thursday sacked the state chairman of APC, Mr. Emeka Ibe and other members of the executive com­mittee of the party in the state.

The judgment followed a suit filed a chairmanship aspirant of the party, Mr. Onyi Uzochuk­wu, who in suit number FHC/ AWK/CS/70/2018, alleged that Ibe was not properly nominat­ed for the congress.
Uzochukwu also asked the court to nullify the congress as Ibe did not purchase the form of the party as required by the party’s guidelines.

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Justice Gafai further ordered for a fresh state congress for the party in the state.
But reacting to the devel­opment, Madukaife said that none of the persons allegedly sacked by the court was any court process in any high court matter relating to any subject around their “man­date duly conferred on May 19, 2018.”

“However, given our status as a party of the rule of law and due process, we shall if and when we are such a process and judgment, study it properly with a view to doing the needful within the hierar­chy of laws and courts in Nige­ria. For now, we remain in our duty post, with three years and a half to complete our tenure,” he maintained.

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