The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has concealed the suit, which prevented the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, from contesting in the governorship primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) slated for June 25.

The court chaired by Justice Emmanuel Obile ruled sequence to  a successful out of court arrangement by all the parties.

One of the PDP contestant identified as, Mr. Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama, was disclosed to have cross out the deal with Obaseki and other PDP leaders and instantly asked his lawyers to council the suit.

The court had previously rule out the matter for three hours sequence to the appeal by the lawyer to the defendant, Ferdinand Orbih that they should be given a little time to seek an out of court arrangement.

The judge while ruling on a motion exparte on Tuesday disallowed Obaseki from contesting in a primary poll of the PDP sequence to the determination of a suit filed by Ogbeide-Ihama.

But at the beginning of the procedure for advanced hearing on Wednesday, the lawyer to Ogbeida-Ihama told the court that there were moves by the parties to arrang the matter behind the court and appealed the judge to discovered the proceedings for four hours.

But, Obile, called the parties to take three hours to document their terms of arrangement and inform the court, which he disclosed would resume by 12.30pm.

When the court come together, the lawyers to the complainant led by D. C. Denwigwe, (SAN), in an oral application told the court that the parties in the suit had settle their differences.

Denwigwe said sequence to the arrangement, their clients called for the withdrawal of the case and appealed the court to put an end to the suit.

The lawyers to the defendants allied with the position of the complainant lawyers and called the court to stop the suit.

Obile said while Striking out the matter: “I commend the counsel and parties for settling out of court as it is the proper thing to do.”

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