Supreme Court declares APC’s Hope Uzodinma as Imo Governor, nullifies election of PDP’s Ihedioha


The Supreme Court has nullified the election of Emeka Ihedioha and has declared Senator Hope Uzodinma winner of the March 19 Governorship election in Imo.


The appellant Senator Uzodinma contended that he scored the highest number of votes in the election, but the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) returned Emeka Ihedioha as the Governor of the State
The apex court declared that the votes due to Senator Uzodinma was unlawfully excluded from the 318 polling units and be added to his votes.