By our correspondent
FCT High Court has refused to vacate its order barring the PDP and INEC from recognizing the outcome of the purported 3-man Ad hoc delegate election of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP held on 30th April, 2022 or any other date.
Attempts to vacate the order of the Court failed today as the Court adjourned to the 20th May, 2022.
By not vacating the Order today, the PDP in Imo State will have to conduct the Primary elections to select its House of Assembly, House of Representatives and Senate candidates by the use of only statutory delegates as the delegates election of 30th April has been nullified by the Court and also voided by the report from INEC.
The primary elections are scheduled to hold on the 18th May for House of Assembly, 20th May for the House of Representatives and 24th May for the Senatorial primaries.
In his reaction to newsmen at the end of the Court sitting, Opposition Coalition Spokesperson, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere hailed the court for its courage and also said the court decision today is victory for internal party democracy and Imo PDP urging party members to stand strong and only elect credible and popular candidates to lead the Party to vctory at the general elections in 2023.