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Imo Bye-Elections: Ararume, Ibezim Vote Despite Court Ruling

Photo mixture of Senator Ifeanyi Ararume and Frank Ibezim


Candidates laying declare to the All Progressives Congress (APC) ticket within the Imo State north senatorial elections have forged their votes.

This comes regardless of the uncertainties over who could be the genuine flagbearer for the celebration, following court docket choices disqualifying each candidates in several judgements in Imo and Abuja.

The judgements have been pronounced on Friday.

The first was an attraction court docket sitting in Owerri, the state capital which disqualified senator Ifeanyi Ararume because the candidate for the All Progressives Congress.

Delivering the judgment, the five-man panel famous that the November 6 judgment of the Federal High Court in Owerri which earlier declared Ararume because the genuine candidate had no jurisdiction underneath the legislation to entertain the matter.

Read Also: Imo North Election: Appeal Court Disqualifies Ararume, Orders Replacement With Ibezim

A Federal High Court in Abuja in a judgment on Friday additionally disqualified Mr. Frank Ibezim because the candidate of the APC within the Imo north senatorial by-election.

Justice Inyang Ekwo, disqualified Ibezim from contesting within the election on the grounds that he made false statements within the affidavit and paperwork he submitted to the APC and INEC.

Both, nonetheless, nonetheless went forward to vote within the bye-election.

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