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The presidential ambition of Peter Obi under the platform of the Labour Party hangs in balance.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that a thread as a federal judge has ordered substituted service against some party officials loyal to the former Anambra governor.
Prior to the order, Calistus Okafor had on Monday filed an ex-parte application praying the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court to declare him the lawful national chairman of the party and derecognise its current leaders.
An ex-parte application will ask a judge to grant an urgent order without necessarily hearing from the defendants or other parties in a matter.
Mr Okafor argued that the party’s purported leaders have frustrated every means to serve them the originating summons and interlocutory injunctions.