Supreme Courtroom ruling on Imo election unhappy for Nigeria’s democracy —PDP


The Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP) on Tuesday described the Supreme Courtroom’s resolution to sack Emeka Ihedioha as Imo State governor as one other very unhappy commentary on the nation’s democratic order.

The social gathering in a press release issued by its Nationwide Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, stated it was stunned on the apex courtroom’s ruling on the March 9, 2019 governorship election within the state.


The assertion learn: “The social gathering finds it obscure how Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress, who got here 4th within the March 9, 2019 governorship election, with simply 96,458 votes, will out of the blue, by the token of the judgment of the Supreme Courtroom, defeat Chief Emeka Ihedioha/PDP who scored 276,404 votes.

“In actual fact, the PDP and certainly, most Nigerians are nonetheless at a loss as to know the premise upon which the Supreme Courtroom arrived at its resolution.

“The social gathering says it’s lamentable that the future of the individuals of Imo State is being taken from the governor they selected and voted for and handed over to people and a political social gathering that would not have their blessing and mandate and which they rejected on the election.”


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The social gathering stated the individuals of Imo State have been now confronted with the problem of getting a authorities that they might not establish with and which couldn’t join with them.

He acknowledged that each one the good points, together with the event and stability already achieved by the people-based authorities, Ihedioha/PDP administration within the state, have been now closely jeopardized.


The social gathering added: “Whereas recognising that the judgment of the Supreme Courtroom is last, the PDP, nonetheless, urges all social gathering stakeholders within the state to stay united and calm, and await additional instruction from the nationwide management on this very unhappy improvement.”

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