ELECTION 2019 : Jubilations as Appeal Panel Confirms Okorocha’s In-law as Imo APC Guber Candidate, There is jubilations in Owerri as the appeal panel constituted by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) unveil Ugwumba Uche Nwosu as the candidate of the party for the 2019 governorship election in the state.
The panel, which was headed by a former governor of Edo State, Prof. Osunbor Oserheimen, also dismissed the petitions filed by other governorship aspirants challenging the results of the election and also which seeking a total cancellation of the primaries.
The petitioners, Chucks Ololo, Chris Nlemoha and Chima Anozie, had in their separate petitions, claimed that the exercise was marred by irregularities, which made it impossible for them and their supporters to participate in the primary.
However the panel after its deliberations, adopted in whole the report of the Brig. Gen. Ibrahim Agbabiaka’s governorship election primary committee which conducted the election.
Efforts to reach the aggrieved parties on the decision of the panel were not successful.