The Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Owerri, Imo State, has granted 40 political events depart to serve the originating course of and different processes to Rt. Hon Emeka Ihedioha by substituted means.
Ihedioha is the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) and winner of the governorship election within the state.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal additionally ordered the courtroom to ship identical to any officer or employees of the Peoples Democratic Celebration at their stale secretariat, Okigwe Street, Owerri.
The political events included Mass Motion of Nigeria (MMN), Peoples Celebration of Nigeria (PPN), Democratic Alliance (DA), Nationwide Democratic Liberty Celebration (NDLP), amongst others.
The political events requested for an order directing the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) to conduct a re-run election in Imo State in compliance with the provisions of the 1999 Structure and the Electoral Act of their separate fits filed by their counsel, Barrister Chigozie Jerry Iheanacho.
The events advised the tribunal that the governorship candidate of PDP didn’t meet the necessities of the electoral legal guidelines and that purported votes have been void and illegal, alleging that there was large hijacking and diversion of poll papers and different electoral supplies to locations aside from polling models.
They claimed that the cardboard readers weren’t used and that there was large inflation of votes solid in some native governments which they mentioned have been illegal.
Chatting with newsmen on the courtroom premises, counsel to the petitioners, Iheanacho, counseled the tribunal for granting depart to the events and expressed confidence that it could ship a good judgment because the judiciary is the final hope of the frequent man, noting that the true place of voters in Imo State have to be represented.
The spokesman of the political events, Elder Chinedu Ukadike, additionally expressed confidence that the end result of the tribunal can be for the good thing about Imo indigenes and urged them to stay calm and be legislation abiding residents.