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The National Vice Chairman of the North-East All Progressives Congress (APC), Salihu Mustapha, has dragged self to the FCT high court to strike out a court order making him the party’s Acting National Secretary.

DailySun reports that an Abuja FCT high court sitting in Maitama presided over by Hon Justice SU Bature had on Thursday issued an order that Mustapha be allowed to carry out the functions of Acting National Secretary of the ruling party.

Mustapha, who immediately rejected the court order, noted that though he was aware that such plea was entered in March, the recent resolution of the zone endorsing the nomination of Waziri Bulama for the office of National Secretary, forwarded to NEC for ratification, had overtaking such plea from the court.

According to him, the North-East stakeholders including Senate President Ahmed Lawan, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha and all APC governors and members of the National Assembly from the zone, had met and endorsed Bulama’s nomination for National Secretary and forwarded their endorsement to the NEC for ratification.

Speaking to newsmen in Abuja on his resolve to head to court to discharge the ruling, Mustapha said: ‘I have directed that the suite and order making me the Acting National Secretary of APC should be struck out.



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