Imo North: Appeal Court upholds Ibezim’s disqualification as APC’s candidate

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The of Appeal in Abuja has upheld the disqualification of Chuwuma Frank Ibezim as the candidate of the All Progressives () in the last by- in Imo North Senatorial District of Imo State.

A three- panel of the of Appeal, in a unanimous judgment on Saturday, upheld the December 4, 2020 judgment by Inyang Ekwo of the , Abuja, in the suit filed by Asomugha Tony Eleneke, disqualifying Ibezim for making a false claim about his age and educational credentials in the documents submitted the Independent National Commission (INEC).

Stephen Adah, read the judgment on Saturday, said the finding of the trial was unassailable warrant any interference by the of Appeal.

He proceeded dismiss the appeal by Ibezim, affirmed the judgment of the , and declined to award cost.

Details shortly.