Human Rights

Nigeria: Breaking News – Court Sacks Abia Gov, Ikpeazu

Federal High Court sitting in Abuja annuls the election of Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, orders INEC to issue a certificate of return to Dr. Samson Oga.

The court also ordered Ikpeazu to vacate office immediately

The order was based on the allegation that Ikpeazu submitted false information to his party, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, for the party’s governorship primary in December 2014.

In his ruling, Justice Okon Abang ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to immediately issue a certificate of return to the complainant, Uche Ogah.

Source: Vanguard