A Kano High Court has restrained the National Headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the party’s Chairman, Uche Secondus, from tempering or disfiguring the existing State Executive structure of the Party under its elected Chairman Senator Masaud Jibrin Eldoguwa.
The presiding Judge, Justice N. S Umar in his rulings avert that an order has been granted ordering the applicants and the Respondents to maintain the status quo pending the hearing and determination of the motion notice.
In the same vein the Judge said in his rulings on the case as filed by the State Chapter Chairman of the PDP Senator Jibrin Eldoguwa that an order of interim injunction is further granted restraining any other person or persons from interfering or tempering with the tenure of the existing leadership structure in Kano.
He said on behalf of the 1st and 2nd Respondents Senator Jibrin Eldoguwa and the PDP, the Court restrains any other person or persons from disturbing and or intimidating the administration of the State, Local Government areas or ward officers from doing anything or taking any steps that are likely to interfere with or disturb the officers tenure which are protected under section 47 (1) and section 223(1) (a) of the 1999 constitution.
The presiding Judge Justice N. S Umar issued an order to the applicants to serve the 1st and 2nd Respondents the originating process outside the jurisdiction of his Court at Federal Capital Territory Abuja.
He then fixed 5th November 2018 to hear the notice on the motion.
Our Correspondent allegedly learnt that the former Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso is making frantic efforts in disrupting the existing leadership structure of the party in Kano state so that he will have 65 percent share of the new structure if put in place.
Already, the former Governor is said to be seeking that the next Governor that would be selected to fly the flag of the party in the next general elections to come from his Kwankwasiyya faction owing to the popularity facts of the group.