A group of indigenous IOMs abroad asked President Donald Trump of the United States of America, USA, for a visa ban, the seven Supreme Court justices who unanimously declared Hope Uzodinma of the APC All Progressives Congress as the winner of the on March 9, 2019, government election in the state of Imo.
The Imo Diaspora Coalition for Justice and Democracy, in a petition in which they seek 1,000 signatures, asked President Trump to place Nigeria's President of Justice, CJN, Tanko Muhammad, Sylvester Ngwuta, Kudirat Kekekere-Ekun, Olukayode Ariwoola, Amiru Sanusi. , Amina Augie and Uwani Abba-Aji, on "visa ban" or "no flight zone".
The Apex Court dismissed the candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the election, Emeka Ihedioha, and declared APC Senator Hope Uzodinma as the winner of the March 9 government election.
The group claimed that false results were added to the total number of accredited voters in the state, which was 823,743, of which only 714,355 voted, increasing to 928,054 votes.
They therefore asked the Supreme Court to reverse the sentence, saying: "Nigeria's legal system allows the Supreme Court to reverse itself in certain circumstances, including where the sentence was obtained by fraudulent representation, as in the case here."
However, another group, the Support of Imo Diasporas to Senator Hope Uzodinma 2019, disclosed that they know that the former Senator won the election and were confident that the Judiciary would rescue the mandate.
In a statement sent from Finland, by the coordinator, Nnnanna Okere, and made available to journalists in Abuja, the group stated that Uzodinma has everything needed to transform the state and restore it to its past glory, and according to foundation launched by its founding fathers, such as former state governor, Chief Sam Mbakwe.
For its part, the Alliance for the Preservation of Democracy (APD) stated that Uzodinma's declaration as State Governor is an usurpation of the powers of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.
Lemmy Ughegbe, who spoke on behalf of others, at a press conference on Sunday in Abuja, said Nigeria is currently at a judicial crossroads and warned that if left unaddressed, it will erode values of pardon, justice and faith , in the Judiciary.