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APPEAL COURT DISMISSES SUIT AGAINST UMAH,DEPUTY.

The Appeal Court sitting in Enugu, has dismissed the suit filed by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Ebonyi State, in the 2019 Governorship election, Senator Sonni Ogbuoji and his Deputy, Chief Justin Ogbodo Mbam, which demanded the Court to declare the seats of Governor David Nweze Umahi and his Deputy, Dr Kelechi Igwe vacant on account of their defection from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the APC.

The lead judge, Justice Belgore further pointed out that the removal of elected officials, in this case, Governor Umahi and his deputy, lies in the hands of the legislature and must be in line with the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended.

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