Court dismisses suit against Umahi, Deputy

The Appeal Court sitting in Enugu has dismissed the suit filed by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Ebonyi State, in the 2019 Governorship election, Senator Sonni Ogbuoji and his Deputy, Chief Justin Ogbodo Mbam seeking the Court to declare the seats of Governor David Nweze Umahi and his Deputy, Dr Kelechi Igwe vacant for their defection from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the APC.


Earlier,the Ebonyi State High Court sitting in Abakaliki had on Tuesday, February 28, 2022, quashed the same suit and awarded N500, 000 as damages against the plaintiff.


In a 37 minutes ruling, the Judge, Justice A.O Belgore dismissed the suit for being inconsistent with the constitution and extant laws of the country

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