LP: Julius Abure gets reprieve as court stays order restraining him, others

Mr. Julius Abure, Chairman of Labour Party, LP, on Friday got a reprieve as Justice Hamza Muazu of a High Court in Abuja, granted an order, staying the execution of the order restraining him (Abure) from parading as the national chairman of the party.
By the stay order, the National Organising Secretary, Mr. Clement Ojukwu and National Treasurer, Oluchi Opara,among others are back to their duty posts.
Recall that Justice Muazu had on April 5, 2023, issued an interim injunction stopping Abure, and others  from parading themselves as national officers of LP .
This followed an ex-parte motion, marked M/7082/2023, brought before the court by the eight plaintiffs, Martins John; Lucky Shaibu; Isah Zekeri; Omogbai Frank; Abokhaiu Aliu; Ayohkaire Lateef; John Elomah and Dr. Ayobami Arabambi,.
Also, following a preliminary objection by Abure and others, the judge in a ruling on May 12, held that he has jurisdiction to hear the matter and adjourned till Friday.
At Friday’s hearing in the matter, the defendants told the court that they have a notice of appeal pending at the Appeal Court, Abuja.
The judge after listening to arguments from parties granted the order for stay execution pending the determination of the appeal filed by the defendants.
The judge.meanwhile, adjourned the matter pending the outcome of the appeal lodged at the Court of Appeal.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: