Okigwe North: Onwubuariri surffers setback at Appeal Court

By Ifeanyi Nwaguma

The member representing Okigwe North Federal Constituency at the House
of Representatives, Hon. Obinna Onwubuariri has suffered another set
back at Appeal court sitting in Owerri.

Onwubuariri went to Appeal Court to stop election panel from hearing
the petition of Hon. Mathew Omegara on his election.
He appealed against the ruling of the tribunal to hear his motion with
the petition.

Appeal Court in its judgement on Friday last week dismissed the appeal
of Hon Onwubuariri challenging the ruling of the elections petitions
tribunal and also refused his prayer for the transfer of the petition
to another election panel.

Nigerian Horn reliably gathered that Hon. Onwubuariri not comfortable
with the judgement of the Appeal Court has field in two new motions
before the lower tribunal.

It will be recalled that Hon. Mathew Omegara of All progressives
Congress (APC) went to Elections Petitions tribunal to challenge the
emergence of Hon. Obinna Onwubuariri of the Peoples Democratic Party

However, according to the electoral Acts, all the elections petitions
tribunal have 180 days to look into the petitions generated during the
2015 General Elections.

Contact Us…

Please send your Press Release/Articles/ Stories/Enquiries to: editor@newafricanpress.com

Views expressed herein are not necesarily that of  New African Press  but that of the individual writers. Facts and accuracies are the responsibilities of the authors. Please also note that some people may use pseudo names or generic emails, to which New African Press may not be able to verify. Therefore, an author’s identity should not be inferred on the basis of name, subject matter, or any other characterization presented here.

Pls leave your comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s


This blog claims no credit for any images posted unless where otherwise stated. Images on this blog are copyright to its respectful owners. If there is an image appearing on this blog that belongs to you and you do not wish for it to appear on this site, please E-mail with a link to the image and it will be promptly removed.

%d bloggers like this: