Appeal Court Declares Valentine Ozigbo Anambra PDP Gov Candidate

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Valentine Ozigbo has been confirmed as the validly elected candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Anambra Governorship election.

The election is slated for November 6, 2021.

The decision was made by the Court of Appeal sitting Abuja Friday.

A three-man panel of justices led by the President of the Court of Appeal, Honorable Justice Monica Dongban- Mensem, made the declaration on following an appeal filed by Ozigbo.

The court held the appeal challenging the judgement of the High Court, which barred him from parading himself as the PDP candidate the coming election, had merit and was, therefore, allowed.

also set aside the decision of the lower court, declaring it null and void.

The appellate court also awarded the sum of N10 million naira favor of Ozigbo.

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