Declare Me Winner of Abia governorship election, Ikpeazu Begs Supreme Court


Abia State Governor Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has Appealed the Judgement of the Court of Appeal which ordered him to vacate office for Alex Otti on grounds that he was not the actual winner of the April 11 and 25 2015 governorship election in Abia State.

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In the notice of Appeal Filed by governor Okezie Ikpeazu Lawyers To the Supreme Court, they prayed the Court to set aside the judgement of Justice Oyebisi Omoleye led five-member Appeal court panel, Allow his Appeal and Uphold the first Judgement of the Abia State Tribunal which upheld his election.

Ikpeazu specifically disagreed with the learned Justices of Appeal Court for disenfranchising three Local government areas of Obingwa Osisioma and Isialangwa when it cancelled the results from those

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“The learned Justices of the Appeal Court erred in Law when they neglected to apply the clear position of Section 49,52(2), 138(2) and 155 of the Electoral Act 2010 as (amended) but relied solely on card readers accreditation as a basis of holding that there were over voting and therefore cancelled election in Obingwa Osisioma and Isialangwa North LGA’s in the April 11 and 25th governorship election in Abia State “

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Ikpeazu said he will file additional grounds of Appeal after receiving the certified True Copies Of the Judgement of the Court of Appeal.


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