The PDP’s South-West Zonal executive committee is seeking the nullification of the 75th National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting held by the party. They are also seeking for the nullification of non-elective convention held by the party over the weekend on Saturday.
The suit FHC/ABJ/732/2017 filed by Pega Otemolu, the zonal secretary for the South-West, joined the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Senator Ahmed Makarfi, the Chairman of the PDP National Caretaker Committee and also the party as defendents in the suit.
Mr Ben Obi, Eddy Olafeso, Bunmi Jenyo and the inspector-general of police are also joined as defendents in the suit.
The suit is also further seeking for the nullification of the dissolution of PDP south-west executive committee and the replacement with appointment of a zonal executive committee.
Pega Otemolu in his suit argued that the PDP deliberately defied the order and judgment of the court in the suit marked FHC/L/CS/605/16, delivered on the May 17, 2016, and June 24, 2016, respectively; and also contravened the terms and purpose of the interim order made on August 10, by the court.
Hearing on the suit has been adjourned till the 5th of September, 2017