There’s confusion within the GPC in Imo state following the ultimate announcement of the outcomes of the by-elections for the Okegwe district by the electoral ruling, because the GPC emerged victorious.
The every day POST reviews that celebration members are at the moment celebrating the temper however not with out tantrums among the many celebration's two candidates, Evini Araumi and Frank Ibizim.
In keeping with reviews, the returning officer, Hakim Adekom, introduced that the All Progressive Celebration (APC) candidate had returned as a winner within the December 5 Northern Imo election, however did not be talked about among the many contenders.
RO mentioned that APC gained 5 LGAs from Okigwe, Onuimo, Isiala-mbano, Ehime-mbano and Ihitte-Uboma, and misplaced Obowo to the HDP, PDP.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner for Imo State, REC, Professor Francis Ezono, whereas chatting with reporters, mentioned that the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC) was unable to return the APC candidate to the winner because of a number of orders from courtroom d v. Eveni Araumi and Frank Ibizim.
Additionally within the testimony of an aide of Eveni Ararum, Alex Ibbe, “Two courtroom rulings appeared on Friday, one from the Owerri Courtroom of Enchantment, the opposite from the Federal Supreme Courtroom, Abuja.
” The Appeals Courtroom in Owerri overturned the ruling of the Federal Supreme Courtroom that Earlier, she declared Eveni Araumi a celebration candidate, and overturned the Uyri Federal Supreme Courtroom ruling, which nullified the candidacy of Frank Izem.
“The Supreme Federal Courtroom in Abuja introduced in its ruling and banned the Unbiased Electoral Fee from recognizing Frank Ibizim as a candidate for the celebration, on the grounds that he had submitted solid testimony to the Basic Folks's Congress and the Unbiased Electoral Fee.
” Each rulings could have compelled the Nationwide Electoral Fee. The Unbiased (INEC) to not declare any of the candidates in APC, because the winner of the election.
In the meantime, the HDP Imo State Propaganda Minister, Ogobundo Nawadyki, acknowledged that Emmanuel Okulono was the actual winner within the Northern Imo by-elections as a result of, he mentioned, the GPC had not put ahead any candidate.