The fight over who will take a seat in the All Progressives Congress (APC) is not over yet, according to the decision of the High court in Rivers on Friday, June 19.
The Supreme court of Port Harcourt, under the chairmanship of Judge Florence Fiberesima, ruled that Victor Giadom does not have the right to flaunt himself as a member of the national working Committee of the APC (NWC), the Globalgistng.com reports.
The court also issued a ruling prohibiting Giadom, the Deputy national Secretary of the ruling party, from serving as acting National President.
The verdict was based on Giadom resigning from his position as a member of the NWC to contest the 2019 General election as Deputy Governor.
Earlier, It is reported that Abiola Ajimobi, the officially recognized current national Chairman of the APC, took some initial steps to save the ruling party from a sudden collapse.
Through Deputy Vice-chair (South-South) Hillary Eta, Ajimobi on Wednesday, June 17, reversed the cancellation of the selection Committee held by Giadom, the self-appointed Acting National chairman in place of Adams Oshiomhole.
Reacting to Giadom’s earlier move, the NWC APC said that he had not been a member of the Committee since his resignation from that position in an attempt to challenge rivers ‘ Deputy Governor post in 2019.
Meanwhile, It is reported that as the APC in Edo struggles with leadership issues in the run-up to the gubernatorial primary election, it has been decided that the date of the exercise will not be extended.
During his meeting with security agents on Wednesday, June 17, in preparation for the gubernatorial elections in both Edo and Ondo, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu, national Chairman of the Independent National electoral Commission (INEC), insisted that the date for the primaries would not be extended.