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Port Harcourt High Court suspends Secondus as PDP chairman

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The crisis within the country’s main opposition cratic Party (PDP) got messy on Monday as an High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State granted an order of interim injunction stopping Uche Secondus from parading himself as the National Chairman of PDP.

Some members of the main opposition party identified as Ibeawuchi Ernest Alex, Dennis Nna Amadi, Emmanuel Stephen and Umezirike Onucha had filed a suit before the court against Secondus and the PDP.

Justice O. Gbasah, gave the order directing Secondus to stop parading himself as a member of the PDP (the second defendant) on Monday.

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Justice Gbasah further restrained Secondus from attending or presiding over any meeting of the PDP or any committee of the party at ward, local government or state government level.

The court also barred Secondus from calling for any ward, local government or sate congress or setting up committees for such congresses or participating in any activity of the PDP whatsoever while on suspension as a member of PDP.

The court ordered that Secondus would remain suspended pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice.

Gbasah also made an order granting leave to serve by substituted means the originating summons, motion on notice and all subsequent processes on Secondus by pasting same on the gate of his residence at No 1 William Jumbo Street, Old GRA, Port Harcourt and by publication in the Nation newspaper.

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