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Federal Court bars Edo PDP from conducting governorship primaries scheduled for June 25

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has barred the Edo state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party from conducting the governorship primary election scheduled for Thursday, June 25.

This was following a suit brought before the court on Monday, June 22 by one of the governorship aspirants of the PDP, Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, who had vowed not to step down for Governor Godwin Obaseki.

The presiding judge granted the experte order and allowed the defendant to serve the parties in the suit through substituted means, in two national dailies, and adjourned the case till June 24 for hearing of the summon.

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