IHEDIOHA SPEAKS TO SUPREME COURT ABOUT THEIR FRAUDULENT JUDGEMENT

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The sacked governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has predicated his motion urging the supreme court docket docket to put apart its January 14, 2020 judgment that ousted him from the office on the underside that it was fraudulently obtained by the incumbent governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma.

The apex court docket docket had in a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun eradicated Iheadioha from the office and ordered that Uzodinma of the All Progressive Congress (APC) be sworn in due to the validly elected governor of Imo State.

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Nevertheless, in a motion on uncover filed pursuant to half 6(6) of the 1999 construction, half 22 of the Supreme Court docket docket Act, 2004, and the inherent jurisdiction of the court docket docketthe earlier governor has requested the court docket docket to overview it’s judgment on the underside that it was obtained by fraud.

The motion which was filed by the approved workforce of the earlier authorities headed by Chief Kanu Agabi (SAN) was in respect of appeals Nos: SC. 1462/2019; SC/1470/2019; CA/OW/GOV/05/2019and petition No: EPT/GOV/IM/08/2019, between Senator Hope Uzodinma, All Progressive Congress (APC) and Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) and Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Payment (INEC).

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It is the rivalry of Ihedioha that the judgment is a nullity as a result of it was obtained by fraud.

On this ground, Ihedioha submitted that “the Appellants/Respondents (Uzodinma), fraudulently misled this court docket docket into holding {{that a}} complete of 213,495 votes had been unlawfully excluded from the votes scored by the primary Appellant/Respondent throughout the election.

He extra submitted that “the primary Appellant/Respondent admitted beneath cross-examination that he was the particular person (and by no means the third Respondent [INEC] or any of its officers) who computed the end result that gave him the 213,495 votes alleged to have been excluded from his complete votes throughout the election.

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“The fraudulent nature of the additional votes was demonstrated by the reality that the entire votes solid as confirmed throughout the 1st Appellant/ Respondent’s computation was larger than the entire number of voters accredited for the election and in some polling objects larger than the entire number of registered voters.

“The fraud was moreover demonstrated by the reality that the end result computed by the primary Appellant/Respondent confirmed solely the votes of the primary Applicant and the primary Appellant/Respondent with out specifying the votes scored by the alternative 68 candidates who participated throughout the election.”

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He knowledgeable the apex court docket docket that the fraud was moreover demonstrated by Reveals 63RD1 to 63RD19 (INEC Sorts EC40G) which current that there have been no reliable elections throughout the 388 polling objects the place the additional 213,495 votes claimed by the primary Appellant/Respondent had been allegedly generated.

IHEDIOHA SPEAKS TO SUPREME COURT ABOUT THEIR FRAUDULENT JUDGEMENT
IHEDIOHA SPEAKS TO SUPREME COURT ABOUT THEIR FRAUDULENT JUDGEMENT

Another reason to put apart of the judgment is that it was given per incuriam.

He mentioned that by Exhibit A1 (Sort EC8D) the entire number of voters accredited for the election was 823,743 whereas the entire reliable votes solid was 731,485.

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The applicant contended that “with the inclusion of 213,695 votes for the primary Appellant/Respondent and 1,903 to the votes of the primary Applicant, as ordered by this court docket docket, the entire number of votes solid on the election now stands at 953,083 (i.e. 731,485 + 213,695 + 1,903) making the entire number of votes far in further of the entire number of voters accredited for the election, 129,340.

He submitted that it is unlawful for the entire number of votes solid in an election to exceed the number of accredited voters and that illegality rendered the judgment sought to be put apart null and void.

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The applicant argued that the Appellants/Respondents pleaded in paragraph 39 of their petition {{that a}} supplementary election should be carried out throughout the 388 polling objects the place the additional votes that created the illegality had been alleged to have been solid and that pleading was binding on the Appellants/Respondents and the court docket docket.

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