The Peoples Democratic Social gathering’s (PDP) swimsuit looking for the disqualification of Osagie Ize-iyamu from the September 19 governorship election in Edo State was not heard on Tuesday.
Listening to was stalled on the Federal Excessive Court docket in Abuja resulting from a movement by the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The PDP had in a swimsuit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/69/20 prayed the courtroom for an order disqualifying Ize-iyamu on account of not being validly nominated by the APC.
The swimsuit was filed on July 3, 2020 by PDP attorneys led by Ferdinand Orbih (SAN).
PDP is claiming that Ize-iyamu was not a product of a sound main election therefore, shouldn’t be allowed to take part within the forthcoming election.
Defendants are Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC), APC and Ize-iyamu.
Initially instituted within the Benin Division of the Federal Excessive Court docket, the swimsuit was transferred to the Abuja Division owing to the annual trip of the Federal Excessive Court docket.
Orbih advised the courtroom that he was served APC’s Discover of Preliminary Objection Tuesday morning.
He prayed the courtroom for a brief adjournment to review the event.
Justice Ahmed Mohammed confirmed the discover from counsel to the APC, Tunde Adejumo.
Legal professionals to INEC, Alhassan Umar (SAN) and Wole Olanipekun (SAN) additionally requested for time to answer the movement.