He also seeks N100 billion as damages for the “wrongful removal, disruption and interruption” of his term of his office
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In the suit, he is seeking an an order compelling the Independent National Electoral Commission to issue him the certificate of return as the winner of the December 5, 2020 Imo North Senatorial District By-election.
Announcing the result, the returning officer, Hakeem Adikum, said that the APC polled a total of 36, 811 votes, while PDP came second with 31,903 votes.
Justice Uchechukwu Onyemenam read the judgement unanimously delivered by a three-man jury on Friday, barely 24 hours to the election
This emerged after the party restated its backing for the primaries conducted by the Senator Surajudeen Basiru-led Committee
He was declared winner by the Chairman of the APC Primary Election Committee for Imo North, Umar Gana Nguma, at the collation centre in Onuimo Civic Centre.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed Araraume’s appeal seeking the nullification of the Imo State election on the ground that former Governor Emeka Ihedioha did not meet the two-third constitutional spread.
The five-member panel, presided over by Justice Oyebisi Omoleye, announced that judgment in the three appeals would be delivered on a date to be communicated to parties, after parties in the various appeals adopted their written addresses as brief of argument in the appeals
The electoral umpire published 67 governorship candidates and their respective running mates at its office in Owerri, the state capital
Ihedioha polled a total number of 346 votes to emerge tops in the election