Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Tuesday, requested the management of the Folks’s Democratic Occasion (PDP) to droop the election of the nationwide delegates for Enugu State billed for Tuesday, Could 10.
Ekweremadu, who’s a governorship aspirant of the occasion in Enugu State within the 2023 elections, mentioned the suspension was crucial to permit the court docket to adjudicate the contentions over the checklist of three-mam delegates now earlier than it.
He mentioned it could quantity to the disrespect of the court docket course of on the matter and the first election of the occasion ought to it go on with the method, alleging that a number of the delegates that might take part within the course of weren’t elected.
In an announcement he issued in Enugu via the Director-Basic of his Ikeoha Marketing campaign group, Ogbo Asogwa, he mentioned:
“It has come to the information of the Ikeoha Marketing campaign Organisation that some curiosity teams are planning to make use of the concocted checklist of three-man delegates that’s being challenged in court docket within the election of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) Nationwide Delegates in Enugu at present, the tenth day of Could 2022.
“Recall that everyone knows that these on that checklist by no means participated within the election of three-man delegates in Enugu State and the place they participated, they misplaced.
“The Ikeoha Marketing campaign Organisation, subsequently, advises the PDP to chorus from impunity and permit the courts to adjudicate on the matter. Any such disrespect to the court docket course of on the matter could have penalties on our main elections.
“Within the circumstance, subsequently, we urge the PDP to droop the train of electing Nationwide Delegates in Enugu State at present and await the court docket verdict concerning the three-man delegates.
“We equally hereby advise all lovers of democracy and all those that have respect for our judiciary to shun at present’s train”.