Supreme Court Declares APC’s Hope Uzodinma As The True Winner Of Governorship Election In Imo, Nullifies The Election Of Emeka Ihedioha.


The governorship election on March 19 that brought Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State in has been nullified today, Tuesday 14th January, declaring Hope Uzodinma as the rightful winner of the exercise.

Supreme Court has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission to issue certificate of return to Uzodinma immediately. A seven-man panel led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria himself, Tanko Muhammad, unanimously declared Hope Uzodinma as the winner of the March 2019, governorship election and the validly elected governor of the state.

Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, who read the lead judgment, ordered that the certificate of return issued to Ihedioha be immediately withdrawn.

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