Tribunal affirms Uzodimma’s election as Imo governor

The Imo State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal on Friday, May 24, affirmed the election of Hope Uzodimma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as Imo governor.


The tribunal gave its ruling in Abuja while dismissing the petition of the Labour Party (LP) and its governorship candidate Athan Achonu.


In a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Oluyemi Akintan-Osadebay, the three-man panel of the tribunal held that Uzodimma’s election as Imo State governor complied substantially with the provisions of the Electoral Act.


The tribunal further held that the Labour Party in its petition failed to prove the allegation of overvoting and non-compliance to the Electoral Act.

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