JUST IN: Supreme Court Sacks Ihedioha Of PDP As Governor Of Imo State, Declares Senator Hope Uzodinma Winner Of Election
Hope Uzodinma is now the governor-elect pending his swearing-in.
This is the first time that the Supreme Court of Nigeria has nullified election in an election petition.
Previous cases where persons declared by INEC was removed by the Supreme Court was based on pre-election cases (cases relating to primaries) like the cases of Amaechi and the recent decision on Zamfara.
We await the reasons for today’s judgment.