Senator Ifeanyin Ubah and candidate of Younger Progressives Get together (YPP) has submitted an appeal towards Friday’s judgement by the Federal Funds Territory Large Court sitting down in Bwari eradicating him as member of the Senate.
Justice Bello Rawu had in his ruling sacked Ubah and requested Mr. Obinna Uzoh of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP) as replacement.
Speaking with Journalists in Abuja, Ubah who explained the judgement as a “mere distraction”, reported he experienced absent further to file an injunction for Keep of Execution on the judgement pending the resolve of his attractiveness at the Court of Attractiveness in Abuja.
“I have appealed towards the judge’s refusal to set aside the judgement.
“I have also submitted an injunction for Continue to be of Execution.
“I have absolute self confidence that the court docket of Enchantment will do Justice and established apart the judgement”, he mentioned.
Ubah, who at present represents Anambra South, nevertheless, picked holes in the judgement on several grounds.
Initial was that the FCT Large Court docket lacked the “territorial jusrisdiction” to entertain a subject that arose from Anambra South Senatorial Election Primaries.
He claimed the mischief of filing the scenario from him in Abuja and not in Anambra was to guarantee that himself and even Chris Uba of the PDP ended up not mindful of the proceedings.
“In truth, Chris Uba submitted an application asking the court docket to be joined as he was the reliable applicant of the PDP as confirmed by INEC”, he said.
The lawmaker mentioned the FCT Significant Court also lacked the jusrisdiction as the subject in question was a post-election matter previously settled at the electoral tribunal and the Court docket of Appeal that gave him victory against the authentic applicant of the PDP, Chris Uba.
He expressed shock that opposite to Part 285(13)) of the 1999 Structure, the court granted the would like of Obinna Uzoh who was not even a prospect in the February 23 election and did not go as a result of the complete stages of the election as the winner of the election.
Ubah claimed even far more stunning was that he was not at anytime served any of the court processes, therefore infringing on his appropriate to honest hearing.
On the prison allegation that his Countrywide Assessment Council (NECO) Certificate was forged, Ubah stated the court docket did not summon any personnel of NECO, or any other ideal authority confirming his NECO certificate as fake, for this reason “there was no proof outside of affordable question on the allegation of falsification of NECO certificate.”
He mentioned the kangaroo ways adopted spelt doom for the electoral procedure and justice process if allowed to stand.
Ubah, nevertheless, termed on his supporters not to be agitated but remain serene as he was self-confident that he’ll surely have his day in court.