Uzodinma vs Ihedioha: Supreme Court grants PDP’s request in first hearing

The Supreme Court has suspended the hearing the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and Emeka Ihedioha’s application to survey its previous decision on the Imo State governorship political election March 2, 2020.

The ousted governor of Imo State, Ihedioha and his party, the PDP are praying the court to, among others, changed its judgment on January 14 which sacked Ihedioha and replaced him with Hope Uzodinma.

Ihedioha’s lead lawyer, Kanu Agabi, at the notice of the case on Tuesday, looked for time to enable parties to file the essential papers, a request other lawyers in the case did not object to.

In a short ruling, a 7-man board of the apex court, led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, allowed the solicitation for an adjournment and adjourned till March 2, 2020.

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