The Supreme court has affirmed the election of Okezie Ikpeazu as Governor of Abia State.
In a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Paul Galinje, the apex court held that the appellant reliance solely on the smart card readers in proving the alleged over voting was fatal to their case.
He held that the law is clear that the petitioner must tender the voters register, relate the document to the specific area where the documents were affected.
He added that the card reader print out tendered by the appellant at the trial tribunal cannot be converted into the constitution or electoral act which is the yard stick for proving over voting.
He concluded that the appellant failed to lead credible evidence in proof of their case and the two lower court is right to dismiss the appeal and it will suffer the same fate in the supreme court and is hereby dismissed.