Tukur’s Faction Applauds Sealing off New PDP Secretariat



pdplogoThe Bamanga Tukur led faction of has justified and applauded the sealing off of the secretariat of the New today.Spokesman of the faction ,Olisah Metuh in a statement today said “For the avoidance doubt, the position of the Federal High Court is . By ordering that the two maintain status quo ante bellum, the court has clearly ordered the Baraje group to stop all its activities including operating a secretariat while it affirmed the
leadership of the under Alhaji Bamanga Tukur.

In the statement,Metuh said the injunction granted by the Federal High Court, Abuja on Friday clearly affirms the leadership of the party under the Chairmanship of Alhaji Bamanga Tukur.

The party said in ordering that the in the dispute maintain status quo ante bellum until the determination of the , “the court clearly granted the request of the that the group led by Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje should not operate be recognized by INEC.

Metuh in a statement applauded the sealing off of the secretariat opened by the Baraje group noting that such was in line with the order of the court which held that the splinter group should not operate parade themselves as leaders of the PDP until the hearing of the suit before it.

The statement said” attention has drawn to reports by a section of the media erroneously suggesting that the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja did not accede to prayer that INEC should not recognize the so-called new PDP led by Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje.

“For the avoidance doubt, the position of the Federal HIgh Court is . By ordering that the two maintain status quo ante bellum, the court has clearly ordered the Baraje group to stop all its activities including operating a secretariat while it affirmed the
leadership of the PDP under Alhaji Bamanga Tukur.

“By the order of the court, no person is authorized by law to open a secretariat operate under the name, colour and flag of the PDP other than the one led by Alhaji Bamanaga Tukur. The sealing off of the secretariat opened by the Baraje group under the name, colour and flag of the PDP is therefore in order and in line with the law”, the statement said.

The leadership charged all members “to close ranks and continue to remain steadfast to the constitution of the party especially as it marches on the victory in the 2015 .”

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