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Court adjourns suit concerning Peter Obi rally in Lagos

The Lagos Division of the Federal High Court, on Friday, adjourned to hear a motion for an injunction seeking to stop the Labour Party its candidates, and supporters from conducting the “#Obidatti23 Forward Ever Rally” on 1st October or any other date in Lagos.

The case has been adjourned till till September 28.

Presiding judge, Justice Daniel Osiagor, fixed the date after taking arguments from the parties on the mode of service of court processes, among others.

In the suit, 10 plaintiffs, including nine lawyers, are asking the court to, among others, restrain the LP; its presidential candidate, Peter Obi; his running mate, Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed; one Julius Abure; and their loyalists from holding the rally.

The plaintiffs include Adedotun Ajulo, Salamatu Lewi, Hakeem Ijaduola, Ogunbona Akinpelu, Owolabi Oluwasegun, Mogbojuri Kayode, Wuyep Mantim Nadom, Dimimu Mabel, Kolawole Salami, and Wale Lawrence.

The 1st to 10th defendants in the suit marked FHC/L/CS/1729/2022 are Mr Obi, LP, Mr Baba-Ahmed, Mr Abure, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Commissioner of Police (Lagos State Command), Director-General (Department of State Services), Lekki Concession Company (LCC) Limited, Attorney-General of Lagos State, and The Governor of Lagos State.

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