The one feminine presidential aspirant who vied for the ticket of the Folks’s Redemption Occasion (PRP) within the June 5, 2022 presidential major election, Persistence Ndidi Key, has dragged the get together and its presidential candidate, Kola Abiola, earlier than a Federal Excessive Courtroom in Abuja over the presidential ticket of the get together.
Joined as third Defendant within the go well with is the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC).
The Plaintiff is difficult the nomination of Kola Abiola because the presidential candidate of the PRP.
Kola, son of late MKO Abiola Blueprint reported was declared because the get together Presidential candidate of the get together forward the 2023 presidential elections.
Within the go well with No FHC/ABJ/CS/1001/2022 which was billed for point out on the 2nd of August, 2022, couldn’t go on because the courtroom didn’t sit.
The presiding Decide, Hon. Justice Ahmed Mohammed was mentioned to be away on official duties.
The Plaintiff is equally praying the courtroom to restrain Kola Abiola from parading himself because the get together’s presidential candidate within the forthcoming election on the grounds that the conduct of the purported June 5, 2022 presidential major election of the PRP, which produced him, was fraught with irregularities.
Ndidi mentioned the next declaration and nomination of Kola Abiola to INEC because the get together’s presidential candidate was performed in clear breach of sections 84 (5) (a) (i) and (ii) of the Electoral Act, 2022 (as amended), Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) Pointers for the conduct of get together primaries, Folks’s Redemption Occasion Structure, Pointers and different extant legal guidelines.
PRP as the first Defendant was represented in courtroom by its Nationwide Authorized Adviser whereas Kola Abiola and the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) who’re the 2nd and third Defendants respectively have been each absent.
In the meantime, the matter has been adjourned to August 16, 2022 for point out.