Imo Governorship: Supreme Court adjourns hearing in Ihedioha’s application


The Supreme Court adjourned until Tuesday the hearing of the application filed by Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), asking it to review a judgment on Imo governorship that declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the 9 March 2019, election.

The apex court adjourned the hearing due to an application filed by Kanu Agabi, who is Ihedioha’s lead counsel.

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Agabi, SAN, told the court that he had just been served with some processes by Governor Hope Uzodinma and needs time to respond.

Mr Ihedioha and the (PDP) had approached the court after the apex court on 14 January nullified his victory and declared Mr Uzodinma as the winner of the election.

Ihedioha was earlier declared the winner of the election by the electoral umpire, (INEC).


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