Two out of the three-man panel of the Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the appeal court which struck out the appeal of Uche Oga, challenging the nomination and election of Ikpeazu.
The Supreme Court in Abuja on Tuesday commenced hearing of motions brought before it regarding the Abia State governorship tussle.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has won the first appeal with regards to the judgments of the Federal High Court in Abuja June 27 which ordered that he be removed from office.
The Abia State Internal Revenue Service, ASIRS, has clarified that the tax certificate it issued the Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, during his screening for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s governorship primary election in December 2012, was not fake.
Justice C.H Ahuchogu of the Osisioma Ngwa Division of the Abia State High Court has ordered the Abia State Chief Judge, Justice Theresa Uzoekwe, not to Inaugurate Uche Ogah as the Governor of Abia State pending the determination of the Suit brought by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.
The governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, has said he will appeal the court judgment that ordered his removal from office and directed the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to cede the certificate of return to his opponent in the Primary Election, Uche Ogah.
The federal high court in Abuja has removed the governor of Abia state, Okezie Ikpeazu, from office, citing fake tax returns by the governor during the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governorship primaries in the state in December 2014.
The governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, on Monday swore in 20 commissioners into the state executive council, comprising three women and seventeen men, with four of them being part…