An Edo State High Court on Friday directed that a status quo be taken care of, pending the hearing of an interlocutory software in excess of the chairmanship of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The court granted an order of interim injunction as at 10th of November, 2019, confirming Anslem Ojezua as the chairman.
Ojezua was removed from office environment soon after eleven out of the 16 member Point out Doing the job Committee signed a removal observe on him as point out chairman of the celebration.
Justice O. Oviawe, who presided about the scenario filed by Anselm Ojezua, Kenneth Asekhomhe and Dr Aisosa Amadasun right after hearing the submission, explained the courtroom was pleased with the point that there is a significant concern to be listened to and a standing quo be managed, pending the listening to of an interlocutory application.
“I have carefully viewed as this software, the affidavit proof before the court docket and the lawful submissions of the applicant, collectively with the authorities cited and I have arrive to a dedication that this software of an buy of interim injunction finds benefit.
“I am contented that there is a substantial difficulty to be attempted at the listening to. An buy of interim injunction which is granted on an ex-parte application is constantly granted for a limited and minimal period dependent on the gravity and urgency of the scenario, in purchase to basically protect the res or the position quo pending the hearing of an interlocutory software in the identical make any difference.
“In line with the authorities, and getting pleased as to the urgency of this software, and being happy as to the urgency of this software, the software is hereby granted as prayed.”
Justice Oviawe adjourned till Thursday, December 5th, 2019 for listening to and determination of the movement for interlocutory injunction.