Photo mixture of Senator Ifeanyi Ararume and Frank Ibezim
An Appeal Court sitting in Owerri has disqualified Senator Ifeanyi Ararume of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from taking part within the December 5 Imo North senatorial election.
The court docket ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to right away substitute Ararume’s identify with Mr Frank Ibezim because the genuine candidate of APC within the election.
Delivering the Judgment on Friday, the five-man panel headed by Justice Uchechukwu Onyemenam famous that the November 6 judgment of Federal High Court in Owerri which earlier declared Ararume because the genuine Candidate has no jurisdiction underneath legislation to entertain the matter.
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It dominated that Ararume must be disqualified, directing the electoral umpire to switch Ararume’s identify with Frank Ibezim.
With this growth, Ibezim shall be contesting with 13 others on Saturday to characterize Imo north within the National Assembly.