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Kogi state: Court orders APC to halt activities indirect primaries’ adoption

On Friday, a top federal court in Abuja ordered the Congress of All Progressives, APC, to stop activities on the adoption of indirect primaries to elect its candidate for the November governor’s election in the state of Kogi.

The court headed by Judge Taiwo Taiwo ordered the parties in the lawsuit to challenge the planned adoption of the indirect primary mode by the Kogi state APC chapter, not to take any action that could influence the argument of the case until its final decision.

He gave the order while ruling an ex parte motion initiated by some members of the party faction led by Haddy Ametuo.

The plaintiffs, in their ex parte motion, asked the court “for a provisional order, limiting the accused alone, his organs, agents or any person as described, to adopt the indirect way of primaries for the nomination. Governance candidate in the next primary governorate of 2019 in Kogi, pending the determination of the motion in the notice “.