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Appeal Court In Owerri Affirms Lamidi Apapa As Labour Party National Chairman, Sacks Abure

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The Court of Appeal in Owerri, Imo State has sacked Julius Abure as the National Chairman of the Labour Party. 

iexclusivenews reports that the court in a ruling on Thursday recognised Lamido Apapa as the authentic national chairman of the party.

The court also nullified the candidacy of the governorship candidates who emerged from Abure-led faction of the party, including Senator Athan Achonu who was in the running to contest in the next election in Imo state.

The court ordered electoral body Independent National Electoral Commission to recognise the governorship candidates of the party who emerged from Apapa-led faction in Bayelsa, Kogi and Imo states and publish their names.