JUST IN: Supreme Court Postpones Hearing Of Emeka Ihedioha Ihedioha’s Case
The Supreme Court has postponed the hearing of former governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha to March 2, 2020.
Mr Ihedioha approached the apex court with an application to reverse the judgement of sacking him from office as governor.
The Supreme Court had fixed today to listen to the appeal filed by Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), after he was sacked on January 14 and declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Hope Uzodinma, as the winner of Imo State election.
During the hearing today, lawyer to Mr Ihedioha, Mr Kanu Agabi, filed an application revealing that he needs a little time to access some processes before the Court and this was not oppossed by the lawyers to Governor Hope Uzodinma and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) did not oppose the application.
After hearing both parties, the seven-man panel of the apex court led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Mohammed, adjourned the hearing to March 2, 2020.