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BREAKING: Court Bars Abure From Parading Self As Labour Party Chairman



Julius Abure

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has restrained Julius Abure from parading himself as the National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP).

He was restrained alongside three other officials of the party over alleged forgery.
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The Presiding Judge, Justice Hamza Muazu, also ordered that the originating processes of the court be served on the restrained officials – Abure, the National Secretary, Umar Farouk Ibrahim; the National Treasurer, Oluchi Opara; and the National Organising Secretary, Clement Ojukwu.

The judge held that the ex parte application for interim injunction restraining the four officials by aggrieved members of the LP before the court has merit and granted same.

“An order of interim injunction restraining the 1 to 4th Defendants, their agents, privies, servants, employees and representatives’ whatsoever and howsoever described from parading themselves as the National Chairman, National Secretary, National Treasurer and National Organising Secretary of the 5″ Defendant (LP) pending the determination of the Motion on Notice,” he said.
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The application was brought by Martins Esikpali John O., Lucky Shaibu, Isah Zekeri, Omogbai Frank, Abkhaiu Aliu, Ayohkaire Lateef, Job Elomah and Dr Abayomi Arabambi though their lawyer, James Onoja (SAN).