A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Owerri - The Imo State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s governorship candidate in the April 11 poll, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, has filed a petition before the state elections petitions tribunal in Owerri, reports National Mirror.
Ihedioha, who is also the out-going Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, is challenging the re-election of Governor Rochas Okorocha of the All Progressives Congress (APC), for a second term.
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He is praying the tribunal to declare him winner of the election or alternatively cancel the entire exercise and conduct a fresh election.
Ihedioha through his lead counsel, Mike Ahamba, said the election was flawed by violence, intimidation, widespread malpractices and partisanship.
Read more at National Mirror.
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