According to Punch,a Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential aspirant, Prof. Akasoba Duke-Abiola, has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to stop the party from nominating any candidate as its presidential candidate at its planned primaries.
Duke-Abiola’s contention is that the party cannot validly hold the primaries, having allegedly flouted the provisions of the party’s constitution and the Electoral Act by refusing to provide her the party’s expression of interest form after she had paid N2m for it.
In her suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/836/14, she maintained on Wednesday that the party had shunned her repeated demand for the expression of interest form after paying the N2m fee into its account.
She filed the suit through her lawyer, Mr. Festus Keyamo, urging the court to stop the PDP from holding the presidential primary on the grounds of the alleged violation of the relevant laws by the party.
The PDP has since adopted President…
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