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SUPREME COURT ADJOURNS IMO, ZAMFARA GOVERNORSHIP REVIEW

The supreme court on Monday adjoined to Tuesday March 3rd, 2020 the case of Emeka Ihedioha asking the apex court to review its earlier judgement awarding victory to Hope Uzodinma and sacking him as elected governor of Imo State .

In Abuja on Monday, the premises of the supreme court in the three arms zone of the federal capital city was overflowing with supporters of Ihedioha and Uzodinma as well as members of the public and International media who have shown uncommon interest in the case. The case has been described as the as a defining one in election cases in Nigeria.

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At yesterday sitting,  the lead counsel to Emeka ihedioha, Kanu Agabi had asked the justices for an adjournment to enable his team tidy up some legal points, a request rejected by the opposing counsel.

However the justices adjoined the case to Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020.

Neither Emeka ihedioha nor Hope Uzodinma was present in the court on Monday.

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Also on Monday the Supreme Court adjourned to March 17, 2020 the case of the All Progressives Congress APC, seeking a review of the apex court’s judgement nullifying the victory of the party in Zamfara state on account of not holding any legitimate party primaries. The ruling of the supreme court had nullified all the declared results in favour of all candidates of the APC at both the legislative and governorship elections in Zamfara.

The peoples democratic party, benefited from the nullification and now controls the legislature at both the state and national assemblies as well as the governorship of Zamfara state

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