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Ihedioha vs Uzodinma: Supreme Court adjourns hearing

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The governorship election judicial review between the former governor of Imo State Emeka Ihedioha and Senator Hope Uzodinma has been adjourned till 2nd March, 2020.

The suit which would have taken place at the nation’s apex court in Abuja on Tuesday was at the instance of the ousted Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

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Emeka Ihedioha’s application to review its earlier decision on the Imo State governorship election was aimed at returning him to office as governor’s of Imo State.

In a joint suit with PDP, Ihedioha is praying the court to, among others, reverse its judgment on January 14 which sacked him and replacement of Hope Uzodinma.

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Ihedioha’s lead lawyer, Kanu Agabi, at the mention of the case on Tuesday, sought time to enable parties to file the necessary papers, a request other lawyers in the case did not object to.

In a brief ruling, a 7-man panel of the apex court, led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, granted the request for an adjournment and adjourned till March 2, 2020.

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