Legal Nigeria

Court adjourns PDP leadership suit indefinitely

The Special Panel of the Court of Appeal, Abuja, established to determine all appeals arising from the ongoing Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leadership crisis has again adjourned its proceedings indefinitely.The Chairman of the panel, Justice Ibrahim Salaawu, disclosed this to the parties at the resumption of Thursday’s proceedings.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the panel had on November 18 adjourned indefinitely to await the decision of the Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt Division, on the sister appeal.The judge also held that the court’s decision hinged on a notice of motion for stay of proceedings from the Supreme Court served on it by the Ali Modu Sheriff faction of the PDP.Sheriff and the Chairman of the party’ Caretaker Committee, Ahmed Makarfi, are key figures in the leadership tussle that had engulfed the party for a better part of this year.The Nation