Kingsley Onwubiko, Convener, Imo Worried Citizens Forum (ICCF) states Kanu Agabi, SAN, is even now the direct counsel to previous Imo Point out Governor Emeka Ihedioha, NAN studies.
Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP) had asked the Supreme Court to evaluate the Imo gubernatorial election judgment.
Ihedioha, by way of Agabi, a previous Attorney Common of the Federation and Minister of Justice, wants the court docket to set apart the judgement, which put in Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as governor.
Onwubiko, in a assertion on Sunday, dismissed insinuations that Agabi had withdrawn from the pending case.
“The rumor that Agabi has withdrawn from the Supreme Court evaluate is not only baseless but concocted to misinform the unsuspecting community and in a bid to distort the fact,” he reported.
The ICCF convener, who explained Agabi as a conscientious attorney, termed on media practitioners to generally look into points for much better and qualitative dissemination of information.
“Chief Agabi, by his attainment as a Senior Advocate of Nigeria and a previous Legal professional Typical of the place and the direct counsel to Emeka Ihedioha, his withdrawal, if genuine, would have manufactured headlines in national dailies.
“Kanu Agabi, SAN, has reassured that he is emotionally fully commited to receiving justice in the make a difference for evaluation among Uzodinma and Ihedioha, at the Supreme Court Of Nigeria,” the discussion board added.
Onwubiko expressed optimism in the competence of Ihedioha’s legal workforce in restoring the previous governor’s mandate.
In the meantime, the Main Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad is top a panel on the hearing on the situation.
The panel will also listen to the software by Zamfara All Progressives Congress (APC) challenging the governorship election judgement in favour of the PDP.
Other associates of the panel are: Justices Sylvester Ngwuta, Kayode Ariwoola, Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, Inyang Okoro, Amina Augie, and Uwani Abba-Aji.
The courtroom, previous Tuesday, adjourned hearing on Ihedioha’s software to March 2.