Court confirms Julius Abure as Labor leader.
era The state high court in Edo, southern Nigeria, on Friday, May 26, 2023, rejected a suspension notice issued by some party members at the district level against embattled Labor Party national chairman Julius Abre, the report said.
This online news platform learned that the presiding judge, Justice Emmanuel AhmoyerOn Friday, the case was dismissed for lack of merit.
This was contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday, which was confirmed by the party’s acting national communications secretary, Obiora Ifoh. Proposed by the executives of Ministry LP Ward 3.
In the judgment, which lasted nearly two hours, Aihamoje judged that the party’s constituency administrator in Uromi, constituency 3, lacked power under the Labor Party’s constitution, specifically Bills 13 and 17 and the electoral law as amended to remove the president of the country.
Accordingly, Judge Aihamoje, Action No.: HUC/21/2023, continues to impose a permanent injunction against Lamidi Apapa and his faction from removing or suspending Abure as National President until the party holds a new National Congress.
The judge further noted that the suspension of the so-called District 3 executive who was the party’s national chairman had acted beyond his powers under the Labor Party’s constitution.
Responding to the ruling, LP Ward 3 chairman Thompson Ehiguese told reporters in court it had put an end to impostors posing as members of the Labor Party.
He said: “These charlatans who claim to be members of our party are from northern Edo and are members of the APC. I would like to use this medium to congratulate the Labor Party and stand firm with Comrade Julius Arbor during the ongoing patronage crisis of our great party Stand together Obidient movement.
“The verdict makes it clear that barrister Julius Abure will remain National Chair until next year’s party congress. Nothing will alter our collective resolve to reclaim the freedoms that the Nigerian masses gave Peter in the last presidential election. • Mr. Obie and the party’s mandate.
Kelly Ogbaloi, the chair of the Edo state Labor Party, confirmed that Labor had been vindicated, adding that the court had identified Apapa and his faction as “tragic power seekers”.
“Apapa was the deputy state president and the custodian of the party constitution. He knew that the behavior of those who came to Abuja to announce the suspension of the state president was illegal because the action was against the provisions of the party constitution. Instead, he ran to the court. , seeking a unilateral motion to restrain the President of the State.
“Today, they’re basically being told that the courts can’t play this game anymore,” he said.
at the same time, times of nigeria Abayomi Arabambi, spokesman for the faction led by Ramidi Apapa, said when contacted that he was planning to speak at a news conference to address the ruling but had not received a message from him as of the time of filing the report, the report said. any news.