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Court dismisses Governor Umahi and his deputy for defecting to the APC

Federal High Court in Abuja has sacked Ebonyi State Governor, Mr Dave Umahi, and his Deputy, Dr Kelechi Igwe, on account of their unlawful defection from the Peoples Democratic Party PDP to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The court declared their defection unlawful, unconstitutional, null and void and ordered them to immediately vacate their offices.

I am still the Governor of Ebonyi State – Umahi reacts

Justice Inyang Ekwo in a judgment on Tuesday ordered Umahi and his deputy to immediately stop holding themselves out as Governor and Deputy Governor of Ebonyi State he also stated that the total number of 393, 042 votes governor Umahi secured during the March 9, 2019 governorship election in Ebonyi state, belonged to the PDP and same could not be legally transferred to the APC.

“There is no constitutional provision that made the ballot transferrable from one party to the other”.

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