Heavy Pressure as Supreme Court adjourns Imo State governorship case

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Heavy pressure seems to be on the supreme Court of Nigeria as they adjourns the hearing of the review of its judgment on the Imo governorship election.

The Supreme Court has fixed Monday 2nd March, 2020 for the Hearing.

Mr Ihedioha approached the apex court with an application to reverse itself on the judgement sacking him from office as governor.

The Supreme Court had fixed today to hear the appeal filed by Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), one month after it sacked him on January 14 and declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Hope Uzodinma, as the duly elected governor of Imo State.

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At the hearing today, lawyer to Mr Ihedioha, Mr Kanu Agabi, filed an application stating that he needs a little time to file some processes before the Court.

Lawyers to Governor Hope Uzodinma and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) did not oppose the application.

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After all the parties in the matter announced their appearances, Agabi asked the court to grant him a short adjournment of not more than seven days to enable him to file and receive all processes needed to prove his case.

Emeka Ihedioha

The seven-man panel of the apex court led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Mohammed adjourned the hearing to March 2, 2020.

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