Breaking-Supreme court declares Hope Uzodinma winner of 2019 Imo State governorship election, sacks Ihedioha

The Supreme court seven-member panel of justices today annulled the election of Emeka Ihedioha and declared Hope Uzodinma as the duly elected governor of Imo State.

Hope Uzodinma-Emeka Ihedioha

In the lead judgement read by Justice Kudirat Kekere-Edun, the apex court ordered that the certificate of return issued to Ihedioha be immediately withdrawn and a fresh certificate of return issued to Uzodinma.

The court also directed that Uzodinma be sworn in immediately as governor of Imo State.