Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman, All Progressives Congress.

A Rivers state High Court sitting at Azikiwe road Port Harcourt, adjourned a case seeking to stop congresses of the All Progressives Congress in state to March 30.

The case was brought before the court by a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers state, Igo Aguma against APC and its national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole.

The court adjourned the case to 30th March 2020, for hearing.

Our correspondent reports that the case was slated for hearing on Tuesday but when the matter was called in court, counsel to APC and its national chairman, Tuduru Eden, SAN, pleaded for more time to enable him regularize his processes.

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Counsel to the claimant, Echezolem Etiaba, SAN, did not object to the motion and the presiding Judge, Justice George Omereji granted the motion by APC led counsel before adjourning to 30th of March for hearing.

Aguma had upon the announcement by the APC to hold its wards, local government and state congress in Rivers state approached the court and secured an order of the court, stopping the planned congresses.

He claimed that if APC goes ahead to conduct the congresses, it will exclude some aggrieved members and that would amount to injustice.

Aguma, based on this grounds told the court to stop the congresses and order that reconciliation be made before the congresses.

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Counsel to Igo Aguma, Echezolem Etiaba in an interview with our correspondent outside the court room narrated what transpired in court.

“You know based on the application by the defendants in the matter for the case to be transferred and the matter was transferred and today, we are here to hear the matter with Justice George Omereji”

“But counsel to defendants, Tuduru Eden SAN moved motion for extension of time which I did not object and it was granted to them, so the court has adjourned till 30th to hear the matter”, Echezolem Etiaba.