April 17, 2024

Edo NNPP Gov’Ship Primary: Peter Okoeguale Drags Azemhe Azena, NNPP, INEC To Court

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By Simeon OSAJIE

A Governorship aspirant under the platform of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP)  Mr. Peter Okoeguale has dragged Mr. Azemhe Azena, New Nigeria Peoples Party, (NNPP) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) before A Federal High Court holding at Benin City, Edo State.

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Okoeguale who dragged them to court through his counsel Daniel Noah Osa-Ogbegie Esq is praying the court for a declaration that the purported nomination of Mr. Azemhe Azena as the candidate of NNPP for the forthcoming Edo State Governorship Election of 21st September, 2024 is invalid, wrongful, and unconstitutional as it contravenes the provisions of the electoral Act 2022.         

Daniel Noah Osa-Ogbegie Esq. is also praying the court for an order declaring the plaintiff Mr. Peter Okoeguale as the candidate of NNPP for the Governorship election of 21st September, 2024 in Edo State.                         

He further prayed    the court to nullify the nomination and return of Mr.  Azemhe Azena as the candidate of NNPP in the Governorship election billed for the 21st September,2024 and the sum of ten million naira as general damages against Azemhe Azena and the New Nigeria Peoples Party NNPP.

14 out of the 18 Local Government Chapters of Edo State NNPP have thrown their weight behind the Mr. Peter Okoeguale’s legal action to reclaim his mandate.

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