Ararume loses out as court, Uzodimma affirm Frank Ibezim as APC Candidate for Imo North Senatorial bye- election

Posted by News Express | 4 December 2020 | 739 times

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Sir Frank Ibezim is the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Imo North Senatorial election that holds tomorrow, Saturday, December 5, 2020. Both the appellate court and the State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma, affirmed this.

The Court of Appeal sitting in Owerri, the state capital, in a unanimous judgement on Friday upheld Ibezim’s appeal, while setting aside the judgment of the Federal High Court of November 6, 2020 that declared Senator Ifeayi Ararume as the party’s candidate.

The judgement agreed with Thursday’s declaration by Governor Uzodimma that Ibezim remains the APC candidate for the election.

Uzodinma had urged Okigwe people to vote massively for Ibezim as a vote for him is vote for APC.

He said the era of selfish politicking in Imo when some people think they are above the people is gone forever.

Speaking at the Okigwe Stadium during the grand finale of the APC campaign, the Governor noted that Ibezim will have the interest of the people at heart more than any other person or political party outside the APC.

•PHOTO: Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State(right), Secretary to Government of Imo State Chief Cosmas Iwu (left) and Chairman of the APC, Imo State, Chief Marcellinus Nlemigbo (second left), presenting the APC flag to the candidate of Imo North Senatorial candidate, Frank Ibezim (second right) at the Okigwe Stadium on Thursday

Source: News Express

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