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Session Of Legal Blunders: High Court Owerri Restrains INEC From Issuing Certificate Of Return To Senator Araruma, Few Hours After An Abuja High Court Declared Him Winner

by Anita Ogona

The Federal High Court sitting in  Abuja, had on Thursday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue Sen. Ifeanyi Ararume a certificate of return within 72 hours in the Dec. 5, 2020 Imo North Senatorial By-election, This Follows affirmation of a Federal High Court in Abuja that, Senator Ifeanyi Araraume was the authentic Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the Imo North Senatorial bye-election

The Joy and Victory Dance by Senator Ararume and Supporters Were Cut Short from Celebration as another setback for Ararume came from the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA,  Comrade Kelechi Soribe, a member of APGA and five others obtained an ex parte order to restrain INEC from according Ararume the certificate of return as winner of the Imo North Senate election.
Following an application for the plaintiffs by their lawyer, Fintan Ilika, the presiding judge, Justice E. O. Agada of the Imo High Court ordered INEC not to issue a certificate of return to Ararume pending the determination of the substantive suit.
The judge also granted that his order could be served on the defendants by substituted means

 

 

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