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BREAKING: Supreme Court Nullifies Election Of Ihedioha, Declares Hope Uzodinma Imo Governor

The Supreme Court has declared candidate of the All Progressives Congress(APC) Hope Uzodinma as Imo Governor.
It declared that Uzodinma be sworn in immediately.
In sacking Governor Emeka Ihedioha, the Court in a lead judgment by Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, was unanimous that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded some votes from the scores of Uzodinma.
The court postponed judgment in the Sokoto case till Monday.
Details shortly…
Updated: Supreme Court sacks Ihedioha, declares Uzodinma winner On January 14, 20206:49 pmIn News Kindly Share This Story: Facebook Twitter Email WhatsApp Pinterest Share Ihedioha Ihedioha-Uzodinma By Ikechukwu Nnochiri The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, sacked governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State. The apex court, in a unanimous judgement by a seven-man panel of justices that was led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, held that Ihedioha who contested on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was not duly elected. Also read: Amotekun: We don’t need to copy, Akwa Ibom is peaceful ― SSA Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun who delivered the lead judgement declared Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress, APC, as the valid winner of the governorship contest that held in Imo state on March 9, 2019. The Supreme Court, therefore, ordered the immediate withdrawal of the Certificate of Return that was issued to Ihedioha. It ordered that a fresh Certificate of Return should be issued to Uzodinma forthwith, adding that he should be sworn-in immediately as the governor of Imo state. More details soon. Vanguard

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