Tribunal affirms Ihedioha’s election as Imo governor

The Imo State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Saturday affirmed the election of Emeka Ihedioha as the winner of Imo gubernatorial poll.

The Tribunal dismissed the petition filed against Ihedioha by three political parties – Action Alliance (AA), All Progressives Congress (APC) and the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).

The parties alongside their governorship candidates, Uche Nwosu, Hope Uzodinma and Ifeanyi Ararume had asked the tribunal to the nullify the election of Ihedioha on the ground that he was unlawfully declared as the governor of the state by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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