The Imo State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) said its legal case against the CPA’s candidacy of Senator Hope Uzodinma in the 2019 gubernatorial election is still pending in court.
The party argued that the emergence of Uzodinma by the Supreme Court remains illegitimate.
In a statement signed by the Party’s Secretary of State for Publicity, Ogubundu Nwadike, he said: “Our party is making this clarification following our flood of speculation from party leaders, stakeholders, government officials, stakeholders. members, supporters and, indeed, a large number of people from Imo and Nigeria in general. , on Barr’s costume. Mcfyne C. Chikwendu, who claimed to be a concerned citizen.
“The lawsuit demands that the Abuja court dismiss Senator Uzodinma as governor of Imo State. It was the trial that was canceled by the Abuja court, which declined the plaintiff’s prayers.
“Our party, however, reaffirms that while the case that was dismissed by a court in Abuja, the case involving the PDP is before the Supreme Court, awaiting hearing. This is the petition from Chief Philip Umeadi, SAN, joined by the PDP, asking the Supreme Court to enforce its judgment on the CPA candidate in the 2019 election for governor, in which Chief Uche Nwosu was recognized and disqualified by the Supreme Court as a genuine CPA candidate for election.
“Our party trusts the Apex tribunal, which has established that its decisions, once made, remain irreversible. We are therefore optimistic that whenever the case is called to the hearing, the irreversible Supreme Court ruling on the genuine CPA candidate for the Imo governor election in 2019 will be enforced. “
Meanwhile, the opposition party called on the general public to remain resolute and optimistic, insisting that the PDP was not involved in the case which was left vacant, which Senator Uzodinma with his aides are said to have. turned into an object of blackmail.
The party spokesman further said the news was distorted and misinterpreted, assuring that the case against the governor was still pending in court.
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