3 A Federal High Court in Gusau, Zamfara on Friday, nullified the PDP’s Governorship Primary Election held on May 26 in which Dr. Dauda Lawan-Dare emerged as the party’s standard bearer for the 2023 general elections.
6 They sought the nullification of the primary election over alleged irregularities.
7 The party Secretary, in a reaction however, said the party acknowledged the judgement which ruled that the election conducted by the party was null and void and ordered fresh primaries.
9 ” As a defendant in the suit filed by some of our aggrieved members concerning the governorship primary election, we received the court’s decision in good fate.
10 “And a team of our lawyers is studying the judgment to come up with the next line of action within the ambit of the law.
11 “The PDP in Zamfara state did well in conducting the primary election in a good manner of fairness and justice but the Federal High Court, Gusau after intense debates, ruled against our party and other defendants in the suit,” he said.
13 “We shall (Insha Allah) cross these hurdles and ensure the solid unity of our members.
14 “Our decision as regards the judgment will be made available after our lawyers concluded the study of the judgment and present to us their recommendations which the PDP leadership will decide on,” he assured.
15 He appealed to the party loyalists in the state to remain calm and be law-abiding as the position of the party would be known in due course.