GOV. UMAHI’S SACK – Conflicting court order shows confusion in Nigeria’s judiciary – Analyst


Governor David Umahi and his Deputy, Kelechi Igwe have secured an interim order from the Ebonyi State High Court, ordering them not to vacate their offices.

The Court had on February 28, 2022, ruled that Governor Umahi and his Deputy did not flout any law by defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the All Progressive Congress, APC.

The Court presided by Justice Henry Njoku had dismissed the matter for lacking in merit and fined the plaintiff, Sunny Ogbuoji, who was the APC candidate and runner up in the 2019 governorship election N500, 000.

To discuss this further, Political Affairs analyst Nelson Ekujimi joins e now.


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