Ihedioha: PDP to protest Supreme Court verdict in Imo

Ihedioha: PDP to protest Supreme Court verdict in Imo

- The PDP has revealed its next move after the Supreme Court's ruling in Imo state

- The opposition party said that it will protest the decision of the apex court which favoured the APC

- The PDP lamented that the mandate of the of the party in the state has been stolen and given to the APC

The People Democratic Party (PDP)'s National Executive Council's meeting on Friday, January 17, called for the protest against the judgment of the Supreme Court ruling in Imo state.

The call was proposed by the PDP's national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, who said that the mandate of Emeka Ihedioha was stolen.

Secondus described as a miscarriage of justice the declaration of Hope Uzodinma as the winner of the last gubernatorial election in the state.

The opposition party expressed fears that if things continue this way in Nigeria, it may possibly stop being a nation very soon.

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It regretted that after handing over to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2015, things have turned unbearably bad.

Speaking on the issue, the chairman of PDP's Board of Trustees (BoT) Senator Walid Jubrin, said: “Our party governed very well from 1999 to 2015.

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"As true democrats, we handed over party to the ruling party, hoping that it will deepen democracy, alas we have been disappointed.”

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that apparently dissatisfied with the way Supreme Court sacked Emeka Ihedioha as the governor of Imo state, the PDP had called for immediate review and reversal of the decision of the apex court.

The party made this known on Thursday, January 16, at a press conference at its secretariat in Abuja.

Legit.ng gathered that while addressing journalists, the party’s national chairman, Uche Secondus, said the reversal would be in the interest of justice. The Supreme Court had on Tuesday, January 14, nullified the election of Ihedioha as the governor of the state.

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