Group Protests, charges Supreme Court to uphold judgement
A group of protesters in Abuja, Monday, marched in protest to the Federal Ministry of Justice, charging the Supreme Court to maintain judgement on Imo guber election. The group, Dependable Patriotic Alliance (DPA), in a letter addressed to the Attorney General of the Federation, A.G. Abubakar Malami (SAN) accused the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of election rigging and alleged that the party is set to intimidate the apex court into reversing judgement on Imo governorship election. The group in the letter described itself as “a political organization made up of Nigerians from all works of life; who believe in the Unity, peace and progress of the country as enshrined in our national coat of Arms.” The leader of the group and protest, Prince Nwosu Emmanuel described the protest as a demonstration of the position of the Imo state people and an indication that Hope Uzodinma is their choice. The Supreme Court had on January 14, nullified the governorship position of Mr Emeka Ihedioha of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and declared Hope Uzodinma of All Progressive Congress (APC) as the legitimate winner. Ihedioha has however submitted an application to the apex court, seeking review of judgement.