The Court of Appeal Owerri division today dismissed an appeal filed by Daniel Eke Vs APC @ ORS In Appeal NO CA/OW/419/2022 praying the court to nullify the candidature of Chief Ikechi Emenike as the All Progressives Congress, APC gubernatorial candidate.
In its ruling, the Appeal Court affirmed the indirect primary election conducted by APC that produced Chief Ikechi Emenike as the gubernatorial candidate of APC in Abia State.
The court further held that APC has the right to determine its mode of primaries and conduct its primaries by any chosen mode by APC as done by indirect mode Conducted in Abia state.
By this ruling, the honourable court is reaffirming the candidature of Chief Ikechi Emenike as the validly elected gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress APC in Abia State.
The court also mandated the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC to publish the name of Chief Ikechi Emenike as the rightful and validly nominated gubernatorial candidate of APC in Abia state.