There were protests in some states on Sunday about the Supreme Courtroom judgement which sacked Emeka Ihedioha of the People’s Democratic Get together (PDP) as Imo Governor and declared Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as governor.
In Ogun, the protesters demanded a overview and reversal of the Supreme Court judgement in the interest of justice.
Users of the Peoples Democratic Celebration carried placards which confirmed: “IMO judgement is a fraud,” “Our judicial system is not a office of the APC”, “Stop robbing PDP of its mandate,” “Stop influencing the judiciary”, ” Stop compromising our judiciary, ” and “Ogun PDP suggests no to injustice”.
A identical protest occurred in Taraba, Gombe, amongst many others.
Very last Tuesday, the court docket, in a unanimous choice, requested the Impartial Countrywide Electoral Fee (INEC) to issue Uzodinma a certificate of return.
A seven-person panel, in its final decision held that Ihedioha did not gain the the vast majority of votes cast at the March 9, 2019 governorship election.
The judgment shipped by Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, held that the candidate of the APC received on grounds that he polled bulk of the lawful votes solid at the election.
The apex court held that the lower courtroom erred in law when it rejected evidence tendered prior to them to the extent that votes from 388 polling models were being not credited to APC and Hope Uzodinma.
Kekere-Ekun reported with the end result from the 388 polling models, the APC governorship candidate polled bulk lawful vote and ought to have been declared the winner of the election by INEC.