The Court of Appeal, Abuja Division has described the judgment of Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja that sacked the Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, as a rape of democracy and miscarriage of justice.
The appellant court, which restored the mandate of Governor Ikpeazu as the duly elected governor of Abia State, also set aside the judgment of Justice Okon Abang delivered on June 27, 2016.
The Court held: “From whatever angle one looks at the judgment of […]
An Abuja Federal High Court on Friday refused to hear the application for stay of execution brought before it by the embattled Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu.
Justice Okon Abang referred both Ikpeazu and his challenger in the 2014 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, primaries, Dr Uche Ogah to Court of Appeal for resolution.
Recall that the Justice Abang-led court had recently sacked Ikpeazu as governor of the state over tax evasion.
The judge had also ordered the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC, to issue […]