2023 Elections: Court Voids Abia APGA Guber Primary, Issues Order

2023 Elections: Court Voids Abia APGA Guber Primary, Issues Order

  • The gubernatorial primary election in Abia state has been annulled by the Federal High Court in Abuja
  • The court on Thursday, November 1, concluded that AGPA's primary in May was flawed and marred by irregularities
  • According to the court's order issued by Justice Binta Nyako, the political party is expected to conduct another election in two weeks

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Abia state - The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has canceled the governorship primary election of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia.

Delivering the verdict on Thursday, December 1, Justice Binta Nyako ordered that a fresh primary election be conducted within 14 days, Independent reports.

APGA's gathering
The court ordered APGA to conduct another election (Photo: @NigeriaApga)
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The judgment came after a suit filed by Chief Chikwe Udensi who was challenging the outcome of the APGA gubernatorial primary election that produced Professor Greg Ibe as the candidate.

Based on the evidence and testimonies of witnesses, the court concluded that the APGA's governorship primary election in Abia state was “flawed and marred by irregularities”.

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It was gathered that Udensi lost to Prof Ibe at the APGA primaries but headed to court to challenge the election's results.

2023: “Obidients threat to PDP not APGA” Soludo talks tough, sends strong message to Obi as He backs Umeadi

Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra state, has declared his total support for the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Professor Peter Umeadi as he wished Peter Obi, Labour Party flagbearer, the best ahead of the 2023 general elections.

Soludo in a statement by his media aide Dr Alex Obiogbolu on Sunday, November 12, noted that Obi, and his supporters, known as the ‘Obidients’, were no threat to the ruling party in Anambra state, APGA.

APGA not threatened by the Obidient movement, Soludo says

This was as he said the Obidient movement was an offshoot of the Peoples Democratic Party.

The Anambra governor in the statement claimed that APGA remained the third-largest political party in the country.

Soludo, who believed that the main opposition party was not fair to the South-East by zoning its presidency to the North, said supporting any other party could affect the chances of APGA in the 2023 general election.

Source: Legit.ng

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