Court orders Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia Governor, to vacate office immediately.

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, to vacate office immediately for submitting false information to his party, the Peoples Democratic Party, for the party’s governorship primary in December 2014.

Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu
Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu

Justice Okon Abang in a judgment on Monday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to immediately issue a certificate of return to the plaintiff, Uche Ogah, who polled the second highest number of votes in the primary.

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