Imo State House of Assembly on Thursday (Today), threw their weight behind the Supreme Court Judgment which ousted Emeka Ihedioha and enthroned Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor of the State.
The House which passed a vote of confidence in the Supreme Court ruling, following a motion raised by Hon. Kennedy Ibe, member representing Obowo State Constituency
Ibe noted that with the Supreme Court ruling, of January 14, 2020, all issues surrounding the Imo governorship election of March 9, 2019, has been settled with Uzodinma as the legitimate Governor of the state.
The Motion which had the support of over 20 members pointed that Imo people are happy with the Supreme Court judgment that sacked Ihedioha and called for a stop of the incessant protests by elements who do not want the progress of the state.
Ibe further moved that the Resident Electoral Commissioner and the Returning Officer who returned Ihedioha as Governor be sanctioned for announcing him winner when they knew that the former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives did not meet the constitutional requirements.