Segun Sowunmi, a former spokesperson to Atiku Abubakar, the 2023 Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has filed a lawsuit against the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party, for failing to convene a National Executive Council (NEC) meeting.
Sowunmi filed the case at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday.
Listed as respondents in the suit numbered FHC/ABJ/CS/ T024 are the PDP, the party’s acting national chairman, Iliya Damagum, national secretary, Samuel Anyanwu, National Organising Sec., Umar Bature, National Auditor, Okechukwu Daniel, National Treasurer, Ahmed Yayari, and National Youth leader, Muhammed Kadade.
The national officers were sued in their capacity as officers of the PDP, and on behalf of the National Executive Committee/National Working Committee of the party.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was also listed as a respondent in the suit.