But reaction, Omo-Agege described the legal exercise embarked upon by Ogboru challenging the conduct of the All Progressives Congress primary in the state as a hatchet job in futility.

However, the APC state Publicity Secretary, E.V. Onojeghuo said the case was statute barred and the court lacks the jurisdiction to entertain same.

The party in a statement the publicity secretary described the claimants in the said suit as busybody, adding that he had no such locus.

It, however, said that the party wishes to reassure all party faithfuls to remain calm as every legal step available was being taken to stoutly defend this case that is obviously a hatchet job purposely instituted to create unnecessary distraction.