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Buhari Commends Supreme Court on Imo governorship poll

President Muhammadu Buhari last night commended the Supreme Court for their courage and perseverance in the decision to return a well-deserved victory to the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its candidate in Imo State gubernatorial contest, Senator Hope Uzodinma.

WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that the Supreme Court in a unanimous judgment on Tuesday sacked Emeka Ihedioha as Governor of the State and declared Hope Uzodinma winner.

It ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to withdraw the certificate of return from former Governor, Emeka Ihedioha and issue Uzodinma certificate of return as governor of the state.

The President while reacting in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu said, “The road to justice may be long and tortuous, but it is the best path for anyone aggrieved.

“Under the new administration, a new journey to build a new Imo with new energy is about to begin. In this outcome, it is the people of Imo State who have emerged victorious,”

In congratulating the new governor, President Buhari urged Senator Uzodinma to promote the ideals of the APC and unite the state by running an inclusive administration.

 
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