Connect with us

General news

Supreme Court strikes out suit seeking PDP to zone presidency to South East

Published

on

 The Supreme Court on Friday struck out a suit seeking to compel the Peoples Democratic Party PDP to zone its nomination of presidential candidate to the South East Geo political Zone of the country The court in a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Adamu Jauro struck out the suit on the ground that it lacked jurisdiction to entertain the suit Cosmos Ndukwe a presidential aspirant of PDP and former Deputy Speaker Abia State House of Assembly filed the suit against his party He had prayed for an order to compel the PDP to uphold its zoning and rotatory policy Ndukwe specifically sought for order of the court to compel the PDP to zone the nomination of its presidential candidate to the South East Geo political Zone However Justice Jauro held that the suit was not justiciable on the ground that the nomination of candidates for election is an internal affairs of political parties Details later NewsSourceCredit NAN
Supreme Court strikes out suit seeking PDP to zone presidency to South East

1 The Supreme Court, on Friday, struck out a suit seeking to compel the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to zone its nomination of presidential candidate to the South East Geo-political Zone of the country.

current nigerian news today

2 The court, in a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Adamu Jauro, struck out the suit on the ground that it lacked jurisdiction to entertain the suit.

current nigerian news today

3 Cosmos Ndukwe, a presidential aspirant of PDP and former Deputy Speaker, Abia State House of Assembly, filed the suit against his party.

current nigerian news today

4 He had prayed for an order to compel the PDP to uphold its zoning and rotatory policy.

5 Ndukwe, specifically, sought for order of the court to compel the PDP to zone the nomination of its presidential candidate to the South East Geo-political Zone.

6 However, Justice Jauro held that the suit was not justiciable on the ground that the nomination of candidates for election is an internal affairs of political parties.

7 Details later….

8 .

9 NewsSourceCredit: NAN

naija bet9ja

NNN is an online Nigerian news portal that publishes breaking news in Nigeria and the world.Contacti: editor @ nnn.ng. Disclaimer.