Eric Ikhilae, Abuja
A FEDERAL Excessive Court docket in Abuja has rejected a swimsuit by the nationwide headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) difficult the facility of the Ogun State chapter of the occasion to conduct congresses.
In a judgment on Tuesday, in a swimsuit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/208/2020, Justice Ahmed Mohammed held that the case was an invite to his court docket to take a seat on attraction over a query already decided in 2016 by one other choose of the identical Federal Excessive Court docket.
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Justice Mohammed, who declined jurisdiction over the case, held that the subsisting judgment delivered on June 24, 2016 by Justice I. N. Buba in a swimsuit marked: FHC/L/CS/636/2016 has resolved the query on whether or not or not the Ogun State PDP EXCO might conduct congresses.
The choose, who famous that the 2016 swimsuit was filed within the Lagos division of the court docket by Chief Adebayo Dayo as Ogun State Chairman and on behalf of the state PDP EXCO, held that events in each the outdated and new instances are the identical. He struck out the brand new swimsuit.