The Nigeria’s Supreme Court has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress(APC)in the recently concluded governorship election in Imo State, Hope Uzodinma winner, while sacking the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Emeka Ihedioha.

The Supreme Court nullified the victory of Ihedioha who was the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Imo State governorship election that was held last year.

Hope Uzodinma
Hope Uzodinma

In a unanimous judgement by the panel of judges, the apex court therefore declared Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress as elected Governor of the state.

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.

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The court postponed judgment in the Sokoto case till Monday.

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