Controversy is trailing the recent elections conducted by the Nigeria Union of Journalists in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

This is after one of the aspirant Mr Obed Omah was  disqualified from the election went to the National Industrial court sitting in Port Harcourt to stop the elections that was held last week.

Despite the Industrial court notice of summon served the committee, the credential committee of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (Rivers State council) still went ahead with the elections despite the legal implication(s).

However, there is a snag: Members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists are not allowed to take the new Union to any court. It is forbidden to any member of the Union to sue it parent body or state chapter.

Mr Obed may be suspended by the Union.

New executive members of the Nigeria Union of Journalist have been sworn in with Mr Stanley Job as the new Chairman.

The National industrial court may hear the case on Thursday in Port Harcourt.

 

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