Former Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha has officially approached the Supreme Court and asked the court to set aside the Judgement that declared Uzodinma.
Ihedioha, told the apex court to returned him back to his former office as the duly elected Governor of Imo State.
Speaking to newsmen on Wednesday, Ndukwe Nnawuchi (SAN) said that Emeka Ihedioha and the PDP filed an application before the apex court, urging it set aside the January 14 judgment.
He said: “The election of March 9, 2019, was challenged in the election tribunal where the judgment was delivered in Ihedioha’s favour.
“The matter went to the Court of Appeal which affirmed the tribunal’s judgment. The matter went for further appeal to the Supreme Court which reversed the judgments of the lower courts.
“After the January 14 verdict, Ihedioha and the PDP put together a team of lawyers to study the judgment. That team has studied the judgment and has advised accordingly.
“Following the advice, Ihedioha and the PDP instructed the team of lawyers to approach the Supreme Court with an application to set aside the judgment.
“I want to officially inform you that this afternoon, the lawyers filed an application in the Supreme Court, urging it to set aside the January 14 judgment.”