Finally, INEC Gives Okorocha Certificate Of Return
Rochas Okorocha, senator-elect of Imo west senatorial district has been issued a certificates of return by the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC).
Okorocha was initially denied the certificates by the fee over an allegation that he harassed INEC’s returning officer through the election and compelled him to announce the election outcomes beneath duress.
INEC mentioned on Tuesday that the choice was consistent with the federal excessive courtroom’s directive.
The Federal Excessive Court docket in Abuja, on Friday, ordered the fee to instantly difficulty the certificates of return to the previous govenor of Imo State because the senator-elect the Imo West Senatorial District.
Justice Okon Abang made the order in his judgment on the go well with filed by Okorocha to problem INEC’s choice to withhold his certificates of return after he was declared the winner of the February 23, 2019 Nationwide Meeting election within the senatorial district.
Earlier at present, Okorocha was denied entry to the Nationwide Meeting Advanced for the inauguration of lawmakers.
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