Edo2020: PDP, Others Agree To Settle Out Of Court With Obaseki


All the parties in the Edo Peoples Democratic Party governorship primary election case holding in Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, Rivers State have agreed to go for out of court settlement.

An aspirant, Hon. Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, had on Monday, secured a court order restraining Godwin Obaseki, Edo state governor from participating in the shadow election

Lead Counsel to the Plaintiff, Firdinald Orbih, at the resumed hearing of the matter this morning, told the court that they have served all the parties to the suit as ordered by the court the originating summons and also published the order in two national newspapers.

He however told the court that the parties have opted for out of court settlement.

All the counsel to the defendants told the court that they have no objection to the application for out of court settlement.

Justice Emmanuel Obile granted the application and stood down the matter for 12.30pm to allow them reach an accord.


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