Thursday, 30 June 2016

INEC ISSUES CERTIFICATE OF RETURN TO UCHE OGAH AS ABIA STATE GOVERNOR

INEC ISSUES CERTIFICATE OF RETURN TO UCHE OGAH AS GOVERNOR OF ABIA STATE

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has issued a certificate of return to Uche Ogah, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), declaring him the new governor of Abia state, he will replace Okezie Ikpeazu whose election was annulled on Monday. 
The court said Okezie Ikpeazu was guilty of yax evasion and was not qualified to have contested the 2015 governorship election in the state.
The court ordered INEC to issue a certificate of return to Uche Ogah who contested the governorship ticket with Ikpeazu. It also ordered Ikpeazu to vacate office immediately, and hand over to Ogah who came second in the PDP governorship primaries in Abia.




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