Okonkwo died on Wednesday at the age of 63 after almost recovering from a brief illness.
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They said that their support for his aspiration was based on his impressive performance in the state while in office.
The National/State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Awka has fixed Friday for hearing of a motion seeking to relist Christopher Ekweozoh’s petition against Senator Uche Ekwunife.
The senator preceded her question to the nominee of President Muhammadu Buhari with the reference to him as a young, handsome guy
Senator Victor Umeh of the All Progressives Grand Alliance has called for the cancellation of Saturday’s National Assembly election for Anambra Central Senatorial District over alleged irregularities.
Senator Uche Ekwunife of the Peoples Democratic Party has been declared winner of Anambra Central Senatorial District election held on February 23.
Senator Victor Umeh, the candidate of the Progressives Grand Alliance for Anambra Central Senatorial District, says he will sustain his fight for the wellbeing of his people and overall development of Igbo land in the Senate, if re-elected.
Senator Uche Ekwunife, the Anambra Central Senatorial District candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, has urged the electorate to vote for the party in the February general elections.
Senator Victor Umeh on Wednesday won the Anambra Central Senatorial primary election of the All Progressives Grand Alliance to become the party’s candidate for the 2019 general elections.
Senator Victor Umeh representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, has said that the All Progressives Grand Alliance has more than 85 per cent chances of winning all the legislative seats in Anambra in 2019.
Umeh emerged as the senator of Anambra Central Senatorial District on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance
Delivering the judgment, Justice Abubakar Yahaya, said the court’s decision was as a result of the applicant’s withdrawal of his pending motions fixed for hearing.
The senatorial election took place in seven local governments of Anambra State.
Olutope, INEC Electoral Officer in-charge of Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra, told NAN at Ogidi on Saturday that all materials for the election were supposed to have been moved to polling units at 5 a.m on Saturday.
Okeke made the assertion after casting his vote by 11 a.m at Uruokwe Primary School Enugwu-Ukwu in Njikoka Local Government Area on Saturday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the election commenced at 8 a.m in six Local Government Areas of Awka North, Awka South, Anaocha, Dunukofia, Njikoka, and Idemili South, except in Idemili North that recorded some hitches.
Correspondents of the News Agency of Nigeria who visited voting centres in Awka South, Awka North, Dunukofia, Njikoka, Idemili North, Idemili South and Anaocha Local Government Areas report that electoral officials were at the polling units by 8 a.m.
Delivering the judgment, Justice Abubakar Yahaya held that the earlier order made on November 20, 2017 directing INEC to conduct election for the senatorial seat within 90 days could not be reversed.
Dr. Nkwachukwu Orji, the state INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner, made the disclosure during a stakeholders’ meeting in Awka on Wednesday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission had approached the court with an application to vary its consent judgment delivered on December 13, 2017 directing the electoral body to issue a certificate of return to Dr. Obiora Okonkwo of the Peoples Democratic Party as valid winner of the senatorial election.