PDP leadership tussle: Makarfi committee is illegal – Court

Ahmed Makarfi
Ahmed Makarfi

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday ruled that the Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is illegal.

Justice Okon Abang stated this while delivering a preliminary ruling in an application filed the Ali Modu Sheriff-faction of party.

The Sheriff group had on July 4 asked the court to restrain the Makarfi committee from going ahead with the party national convention slated for August 17.

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the PDP are listed as defendants in the suit.

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