Supreme Court adjourns Imo Governorship review to March 2

The Supreme Court on Tuesday, February 18; adjourned hearing on the application; filed by the sacked governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha.

The court adjourned the hearing of the Imo elections to March 2.

Ihedioha had filed a lawsuit challenging the mandate of the apex court; which led to his sack as the governor of the state.

The counsel to Ihedioha and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP); Kanu Agabi asked for an adjournment to enable the parties to conclude on the processes that are being filed and served.

Also, the counsel to Imo State governor Hope Uzodinma and the All Progressives Congress (APC); Damian Dodo (SAN) did not oppose the application.

Ihedioha and the PDP had in an application dated February 5; and also brought through his counsel, Kanu Agabi (SAN) asked the apex court to set aside its judgement of January 14, which nullified his victory in the March 9, 2019 election.

This judgement, meanwhile, had declared APC’s Uzodinma of the APC winner of the election after he presented excluded results from 388 polling units.

Ng daily

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