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Court removes LP gov candidate in Ebonyi

Court removes LP gov candidate in Ebonyi
The Federal High Court sitting in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, on Wednesday, upheld the Labour Party primary of June 9 that produced Mr Splendour Eze as the governorship candidate of the party in the state.

3rd August 2022 3rd August 2022 The Federal High Court sitting in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, on Wednesday, upheld the Labour Party primary of June 9 that produced Mr Splendour Eze as the governorship candidate of the party in the state.The court also nullified the primary held on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, which produced Edward Nkwegu as another governorship candidate of the party in the state, saying it was illegal.Riman said that another candidate could not emerge in a political party until a candidate, who was validly nominated, withdrew from the race.According to Odoh, the court has said it and my client remains the authentic candidate of the party in Ebonyi as he has not withdrawn.

And not until he withdraws, no other candidate can emerge as a candidate in that party.“The court had upheld the primary that was conducted earlier in June in favour of Splendour and set aside the purported second primary held yesterday, August 2, 2022.

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