Federal High Court Declares Rochas Okorocha winner

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Okorocha who is seeking court order to compel INEC to issue him a Certificate of return, seems to have made a head way in the Federal High Court in Abuja. The High court on Friday ordered INEC to issue certificate of return to Rochas Okorocha as the duly elected senator representing Orlu imo west Senatorial District of Imo State.

The suit Marked FHC/ABJ/CS/296/2019, asked the court to among others compel INEC to issue him his certificate of return, as the senator Elect.

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Okorocha insisted that INEC lacked the statutory powers to withhold his certificate because he was validly elected to occupy the position. He equally wants the Court to declare INEC refusal to recognize him as the winner as an error.

 

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