Bayelsa APC Crisis:.. Court Bars Sylva’s faction From Parading Self as Party leaders.

Bayelsa APC Crisis:..  Court  Bars Sylva’s faction From Parading Self as Party  leaders.

By Chris Suleiman, Abuja

The lingering crisis in the Bayelsa State chapter of the  All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken a legal dimension as the  faction of the state chapter executives loyal to former govenor Timiprye Sylva were  barred from parading themselve as the executives of the party.
 

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A Bayelsa state high court in Sagbama, on Tuesday granted a Motion Ex parte injunction banning Joseph Fafi the factional leader of the state APC and his executives who are  loyal to the former leader of Bayelsa APC, Chief Timipre Sylva, from parading themselves as party leaders and disrupting the activities of the authentic party executives.
 
 
The injunction further  restrained the defendants namely Mr Joseph Fafi, Mr Tonye Okio, Mr Fortune Parnebi and Mr Alabo Martins from ‘Interfering or stopping the claimants from functioning in their respective offices as Chairman, Vice Chairman and Secretary of the All Progressives Congress pending the determination of the motion on notice’
 
 
A statement signed in Abuja on Tuesday by the chairman of APC in Bayelsa state Tiwei also said that an Ex Parte injunctions also bars the defendants from both establishing a disciplinary panel to investigate the ongoing crises and function in the capacities of the claimants.
 
 
The exparte injuction issued on the  11th April, 2016 signed by Abalando M Deseghafuo, the Chief of  court Administrator reads:

 “An order of ex parte injunction restraining the 1st – 4th defendants from interfering of stopping the 1st – 3rd claimants from functioning in their respective offices as state chairman, state deputy chairman and state secretary of the All progressives congress, Bayelsa state chapter pending the determination of Motion on Notice.

 “An order of ex parte injunction restraining the 1st – 4th from taking any step like setting up a disciplinary committee to entertain allegations against the 1st – 3rd Claimants pending the determination of Motion on Notice.

“An order of ex parte injunction restraining the 1st and 4th Defendants from parading themselves as exercising the functions of 1st and 3rd Claimant pending the determination of Motion on Notice” the injuction said.

It should be recalled that the current State Chairman of the Bayelsa chapter of the party, Timipa Tiwei Orunimighe, his Vice Chairman Hon. Eddi Julius, Secretary Daniel Marlin and have been at impeachment and counter-impeachment war over the leadership of the party in the state.

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