Despite the conflicting court orders that recently trailed Governor of Abia state, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu’s reign in office, he resumed office on Monday at the state government house in Umuahia, the state capital.
Recall that on June 27, the Federal High Court in Abuja sacked the governor for allegedly submitting false information to his party, the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, for the party’s governorship primary in December 2014.
Ikpeazu was ordered to vacate office immediately.
Despite the ruling, however, Ikpeazu had insisted he […]
According to reports, the Police have stepped up security around the Abia Government House in Umuahia, following report of the issuance of Certificate of Return to Dr Uche Ogah as Governor-elect of the State.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the news, which filtered into the state around noon, caused anxiety among residents of Umuahia.
At the city centre, popularly called Isi-gate, some traders, tricycle riders and passersby expressed happiness over the development.
However, the situation was different at the Government […]