Supreme Court upholds 2 PDP governor’s election

By Post Nigeria February 3, 2016 22:23

Supreme Court upholds 2 PDP governor’s election

The Supreme Court delivered its final judgments on Wednesday 3rd, February on the Governorship Election petitions for Abia and Akwa Ibom states.

The Apex Court in delivering its judgments, affirmed the election of both Governors.

Dr Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party,  had contested the verdict of the Appeal Court that cancelled his election and ordered the swearing in of his challenger, Dr Alex Otti of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA.

In Akwa Ibom State, Governor Udom Emmanuel of the PDP had also contested the Appeal Court’s judgment that ordered for a rerun election in the state. He was being challenged by Umana Okon Umana, a former Secretary to the State Government and the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, .