The Imo State Election Petitions Appeal Court Panel 2 sitting in Lagos and Presided over Justice Georgewill, Saturday declared Hon. Emeka Martins Chinedu of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP the authentic candidate of the party, and the winner of House of Representatives seat election for Ahiazu Mbaise/ Ezinihitte Federal Constituency election.
In their ruling, the Appeal Court Justices led by Justice Georgewill agreed with the findings of the tribunal court and struck out the appeals by Hon. Nnanna Igbokwe of the All Progressive Congress, and Labour Party candidate Darlington Amaechi as lacking in merit and law as the issues canvassed were not proved.
This Judgement delivered by Court 2 of the Appeal panel sitting in lagos have resolved once and for all again the issue of venue of PDP primaries, a purely pre election issue which the Appeal Court lacks jurisdiction to entertain and was the basis upon which the APC and Labour Party challenged the election of Hon.Chinedu Emeka from Imo State.