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BREAKING NEWS: Uche Ogah to be sworn-in today as Abia Governor; issued Certificate of Return by INEC

By Boniface Okoro, Umuahia on 30/06/2016

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Except in the event of the unforeseen, Dr. Uche Ogah will to be sworn-in as the new Governor of Abia State in the next few hours, impeccable sources informed News Express minutes ago.

A source close to him said: “Dr. Ogah is presently on his way to Umuahia. He was issued a Certificate of Return this morning by INEC in Abuja and will be sworn-in as Abia Governor today.”

News Express reports that Dr Ogah was on Monday declared the rightful Governor of Abia State by an Abuja High Court.

Ikpeazu has already lodged an appeal against the judgement removing from office for alleged tax evasion which made him unqualified to contest the December 2014 Abia PDP primary in which he defeated Dr. Ogah and a host of other aspirants.

•Photo shows Abia’s incoming Governor Uche Ogah.

Source News Express

Posted 30/06/2016 1:31:48 PM





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