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PDP Asks Court To Sack Zamfara Lawmakers Over Defection To APC
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PDP Asks Court To Sack Zamfara Lawmakers Over Defection To APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday, sought a court order to join three senators, and 27 other lawmakers — all from Zamfara — in a suit against Bello Matawalle, governor of the state. In a suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/650/2021 dated September 30, and filed through O.J. Onoja, its lawyer, the PDP asked the court to sack Matawalle, the three senators, six house of representatives members and lawmakers in the state house of assembly that defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The PDP had earlier listed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), APC, the senate president, speaker of the house of representatives, governor of Zamfara and chief judge of Zamfara as defendants in the suit. The PDP had, therefore, sought the join Matawalle as the eighth defendant, ...