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Court strikes out suit challenging Secondus’ suspension

The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt has dismissed an application challenging the suspension of former National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Uche Secondus.

A panel of three justices led by Justice Haruna Tsammani struck out the suit brought before it on Tuesday during its sitting.

In a judgment delivered on September 10, a High Court in Rivers affirmed the suspension of Mr Secondus from the party at his ward in Ikuru Town in Andoni Local Government Area of the state.

During proceedings on Tuesday, the new counsel to the party, Mr Sunday Ameh, said there was no need to continue with the application.

The court had adjourned the argument on the application seeking to stop the PDP from conducting its National Convention this weekend.

The argument on the application was adjourned till noon on Thursday following an application for joinder by interested parties.

Editing by Adeniyi Bakare