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APGA Leadership Tussle: Njoku wants court to compel INEC to recognise him as chairman

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Edozie Njoku has approached the Federal High Court, Abuja seeking an order of Mandamus compelling the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to recognize him as National Chairman of All progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).

Njoku who was in court on Thursday, also wants INEC to recognize his entire executives who were elected with him in Owerri in 2019 but were stopped from assuming leadership of the party by court injunctions.

He said that he was compelled to return to court to obtain the order because it was only the court that could order INEC to recognize him and his executives as the authentic leaders of the party.

Njokwu said his team would be patient and await the decision of the court adding that APGA was a law-abiding party and the executives would not take any steps to jeopardize the party’s progress.

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