…as Ugochukwu Uba secures court order against PDP, Val Ozigbo and INEC.
Senator Ugochukwu Uba, the factional governorship candidate of PDP has secured an order of the court against Valentine Chineto Ozigbo, PDP and INEC.
The order which was issued on Tuesday 6th July, by Justice Obiorah Nwabunike of the state high court Awka ordered PDP to stop parading Valentine Ozigbo as the candidate of the party for the November 6 governorship election.
It also ordered PDP not to submit the name of Valentine Ozigbo as the candidate of the party for the November 6 governorship election.
It was also revealed that Court ordered INEC not to receive the name and particulars of Valentine Ozigbo as the Authentic candidate of PDP for the November 6th governorship election.
It will Interest you that the court granted an order for accelerated hearing of the substantive matter and also granted a leave for Ozigbo to be served by a substituted means.
The court said the order stands pending the determination of the suit.
Therefore, the implication with this order is that PDP may not submit the name of any candidate to INEC before July 9, which is the last day for political parties to submit the name of their candidate to the Commission.
In a statement released by some members of PDP through their social media handles revealed that the court order will not work as PDP has already submitted the name of Valentine Ozigbo to INEC.
Information regarding the submission of the name of Valentine Ozigbo as the candidate of PDP to INEC is yet to be ascertained. Moreover, be rest assured that we will keep you updated as the event unfolds.