PDP South West Caucus: Otunba Aluko Denies Getting Summons AS Hon Akinoso Seeks N50,000,000 Compensation


Otunba Kenny AlukoOtunba Kenny Aluko, the Chairman of one of the factions of Peoples Democratic Party, South West in UK and Ireland currently facing allegation of impersonation   has reacted to a report in emn-news.com, which claimed that he had been taken to court over his intention and continued determination to parade himself as the Chairman of PDP(South-West Caucus).

Reacting, Otunba Aluko denied ever receiving any litigation message from either Hon Akin Akinoso, his representatives or legal agents.

Asked to react to the Court summons, Otunba Aluko reacted: “I am still in Nigeria. I can’t react until I get court summons to appear. I hope you and them know that the summon is not effective if it fails to reach the defendant.

He said he would wait to receive  the summon.

In a  statement of claims filed at an Oshogbo High Court, Hon Akim Akinoso had claimed  that an election was conducted on January 19, 2013 in the United Kingdom  with all members of the political party who are stake holders in the election  converging to make the choice of their leadership through casting of votes. He said that the electoral committee appointed for the election declared  the result of the election and he was pronounced  the winner by a majority vote.

 He said he was flaggerbasted when he saw the publication of a Nigerian social and entertainment newspaper where Otunba Aluko portrayed   himself as a Chairman of People’s Democratic Party, United Kingdom South West Caucus. The summons added that the claim was contrary to the connotation of the events of the election and expectation of the  plaintiff, Hon Akim Olajide Akinoso.

In the writ of summons endorsements which it said can be served the defendant within 12 calender months, it is contained that the plaintiff is the bona-fide Chairman of PDP United Kingdom South-West Caucus.

He further urges that any purported person  claiming to be  Chairman of PDP UK South-West Caucus is wrongful, unlawful and should be declared null and void  and that such has not been legally elected by the party as claimed.

AkimThe plaintiff however is  seeking Fifty Million(N50,000,000Million) damages  for the impersonation committed by the defendant parading himself  as the Chairman of PDP, United Kingdom and Ireland South West Caucus.

The summons however is seeking for a perpetual  injunction  restraining the defendant from committing acts of impersonation as the Chairman of PDP, UK South West Caucus, which the plaintiff said is his exclusive right.