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Secondus reacts to his suspension

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus has reacted to the court ruling restraining him from parading as the National Chairman of the party


Recall that a Rivers State High Court on Monday restrained Secondus from exercising the functions of the National Chairman of the PDP.

The judge, Justice O. Gbasam who gave the order, also approved the suspension of Secondus as a member of the party pending the hearing and determination of motion on notice for interlocutory injunction.

Reacting, the suspended Chairman  in a statement issued by his media aide, Ike Abonyi, vowed to defend himself in court if summoned.

He stated that he is not afraid of the court injunction.

“The Media Office of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has been inundated with calls from media houses on a press statement sent to newsrooms by one Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant, Media to the Rivers state Governor, Bar Nyesom Wike announcing that ‘Court Restrains Secondus from Parading himself as National Chairman, member of the PDP.

“If Secondus and the party are taken to court, they will defend themselves. PDP and Secondus are not afraid of court; this party is a child of history, owned by Nigerians, bigger than any individual or group, including desperadoes,” his aide said in a terse statement.

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