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I am not afraid – Secondus reacts as court suspends him as PDP chairman

Prince Uche Secondus

Uche Secondus, the embattled National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has said he is not afraid of the court injunction that has barred him from parading himself as chairman of the opposition party.

According to his Media Adviser, Ike Abonyi, in a WhatsApp message last night, Secondus will defend himself.

The terse WhatsApp message reads: “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. The 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.”

A Rivers State High Court granted an interim injunction restraining Secondus, from parading himself as chairman and member of the PDP.

Justice O. Gbasam of the Degema Judicial Division vacation court, sitting in Port Harcourt, granted the order.

This was sequel to the consideration of an ex parte application in suit No: PHC/2183/CS/2021 filed by Ibeabuchi Ernest Alex, Dennis Nna Amadi, Emmanuel Stephen and Umezirike Onucha against Uche Secondus (1st defendant) and the PDP (2nd defendant).

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