Anambra governorship poll: Court reinstates Soludo, Uba as candidates of APGA, PDP

Former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria Prof. Charles Soludo, has been reinstated as the candidate the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for the November 6 Anambra State governorship election.

The Anambra State High Court reinstated Soludo, whose name was removed on Friday by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), from the list of candidates released for the forthcoming governorship election.

The court ordered that the INEC to remove the name of Chukwuma Michael Umeoji as APGA’s candidate for Soludo.

The court also ruled that Umeoji and his deputy, Urogbu Obiageli Lilian, should stop parading themselves as candidates of APGA.

In a judgement on Monday, the court ordered the INEC to publish Soludo’s name immediately and deal exclusively with him as APGA’s candidate.

The court reaffirmed Victor Ike Oye as the indisputable National Chairman of APGA.

It further ordered Edozie Njoku and Jude Okeke to stop parading themselves as national chairmen of APGA.

Also, the Anambra State High Court has ordered the INEC to put the name of Senator Ugochukwu Uba on its list as the Anambra State governorship candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

Justice Obiora Nwabunike ruled that the INEC should replace Senator Ugochukwu Uba’s name with Mr Valentine Ozigbo.

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