A file picture of former Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha.
A former governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, will start his quest to persuade the Supreme Courtroom to reverse itself on the judgement sacking him from workplace on Tuesday.
This comes because the apex court docket mounted the date to listen to the attraction filed by Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) asking it to overview its judgement on the governorship election held on March 9, 2019, in Imo State.
“The Supreme Courtroom has mounted the 18th of this month (February) for listening to of Chief Emeka Ihedioha’s attraction looking for a overview of the apex court docket’s January 14 judgment,” a supply confirmed to Channels Tv on Saturday.
The Supreme Courtroom mounted the date one month after it sacked Ihedioha on January 14 and declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Hope Uzodinma, because the duly elected governor of Imo State.
The choice was reached on the grounds that the outcomes from 388 polling items have been excluded when the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) introduced the ultimate results of the ballot in 2019.
Ihedioha had later filed the attraction on the heel of protests by supporters of the PDP, demanding the overview and reversal of the judgement by the apex court docket.
Of their quest to reclaim the governorship seat, leaders of the primary opposition celebration organised a protest throughout the nation.
The demonstration in Abuja was led by the PDP Nationwide Chairman, Uche Secondus, and the Senate Minority Chief, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, and different chieftains of the celebration.
The protest, nonetheless, recorded a tragic incident elsewhere within the nation’s capital as two vehicles conveying celebration supporters collided at a junction, though it couldn’t be ascertained if there have been casualties.
Leaders of the PDP additionally known as on america and the UK, in addition to the European Union to prevail on the Supreme Courtroom to reverse its judgement on the Imo State governorship election.