PDP governorship candidates in Rivers, Cross River, others sue party over planned suspension

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The governorship candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Rivers and Cross River states – Siminlalayi Fubara and Sandy Onor – have filed two suits at the Federal High Court in Abuja against the party and its national leadership over alleged plot to suspend them.

The suits also have the deputy governorship candidates in both states and candidates for the House of Assembly in Rivers State as other plaintiffs.

They are seeking to restrain the party and its leadership from giving effect to their alleged plot to suspend them.

The suit, filed by Rivers State candidates, has Fubara (governorship candidate) and Ngozi Odu (deputy governorship candidate) among the 50 plaintiffs.

Listed as defendant are: the PDP, its National Working Committee (NWC), the National Executive Committee (NEC), the party’s National Chairman Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, National Secretary, Senator Samuel Anyanwu, and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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