Imo governorship: Why Uche Nwosu withdrew case against Ihedioha

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Gov. Emeka Ihedioha of Imo
Gov. Emeka Ihedioha of Imo

By Ebere Agozie

The Supreme Court on Tuesday struck out the appeal against the election of Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha filed by Uche Nwosu, the governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in the March 2019 election.

Tanko Mohammad, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and presiding Justice of a seven member panel sitting struck out the appeal following an oral application for withdrawal by counsel to the appeallant, Solomon Umoh SAN.

Nwosu and his party, AA are among three candidates seeking the nullification of Ihedioha’s election on allegations of malpractices and non compliance with the electoral laws during the March 9 governorship election in Imo State.

However, when the matter was called, lawyer to the appellants, Chief Solomon Umoh informed the court that based on the decision of the apex court delivered on December 20, 2019 that his client was not qualified to participate in the March 9 governorship election in Imo State, he…



Source: News Agency of Nigeria