The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress has apologised to one of the party?s chieftains, Temi Harriman, for wrongfully expelling her.
Harriman was expelled from the party in 2015.
The APC tendered the apology on Tuesday after a judgment delivered on June 22, 2016 by Justice L. Oluyemi of the Lagos High Court.
Also, as part of the terms of settlement of the action instituted by Harriman in suit number ID/ADR/86/15 before Justice Oluyemi, the Delta State APC also reiterated its confidence in the plaintiff as a leader of the party in the state.
The defendants in the suit were the Chairman, Delta State APC, Mr. Jones Erue, and the Delta State Assistant Secretary of the party, Mr. Chris Onodjacha, who initiated a publication alleging that the state executive at a meeting on April 13, 2015, resolved to expel Harriman, among other persons.
The defendants stated that the said publication was done in error, adding that there was no time such a meeting was held or a resolution to expel Harriman was taken.
They added that the reason adduced for the purported expulsion was baseless.
?Accordingly, the expulsion is void ab initio,? the defended said, adding that, ?For the avoidance of doubt, notice is given to the public that Temi Harriman remains a bona fide member and a committed leader of the party.?