Supreme Court Delivers Judgement on Abia Governorship Tussle


The Supreme Court will today deliver Judgement on the Appeal filed by the President of Masters Energy Oil and Gas Dr Uche Ogah against the Judgement of the Court of Appeal which in 2016 upturned the Judgement of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court that disqualifed Governor Okezie Ikpeazu over tax discrepancies.

Already the State Capital Umuahia is tensed as Supporters of both Governor Okezie Ikpeazu and Dr Uche Ogah are on standby to hear the final verdict of the Supreme Court on the matter.

The Court will also determine the Application by Governorship Candidate of the All Progressive Grand Allaince(APGA) in the 2015 Governorship election in Abia State Dr Alex Otti who is praying the court to declare him the Governor of Abia State on grounds that if Dr Okezie Ikpeazu is disqualified,it means his party the PDP is also disqualified.

The Court will rule on these arguements Today Wednesday 15th February 2017


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