ONDO PDP CRISIS
The Supreme Court has given the Court of Appeal an order to go ahead with all issues relating to the Ondo Peoples Democratic Party PDP governorship candidate tussle.
Acting Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Walter Onnoghen who presided over the hearing also struck out ten motions for stay of execution filed against the lower court after Biyi Poroye lawyer announced their withdraw of all the motions which was not opposed by other counsels.
Justice Onnoghen directed the Appeal Court Justices to immediately proceed with the case in view of its urgency.
The Supreme Court also awarded a cost of 250 Thousand naira against Biyi Poroye and others that filed the motion.
Other members of the supreme court panel include Tanko Mohammed, kudirat kekere ekun, ejembi eko and kumai akaahas.
The Court will decide at once about fourteen appeals relating to the PDP and the ondo governorship crisis.
Wole olanipekun SAN leads the team for eyitayo Jegede SAN, Emmanuel Ukala SAN for the Ahmed Markarfi led PDP, James onoja SAN for the Ali Modu Sheriff led PDP, and Nelson anih for INEC.
Present in court are eyitayo Jegede SAN, national caretaker chairman of the PDP, Ahmed Markarfi, factional Chairman, Ali modu sheriff and party chieftains across the country.