Ebonyi state Governor ,Deputy secures interim order over party defection
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on March 11, 2022
The Governor of Ebonyi state,David Umahi and his Deputy, Kelechi Igwe have secured an interim order from the Ebonyi State High Court, ordering them not to vacate their offices. This followed an ex-parte motion by counsel to the duo, Roy Umahi brought pursuant to rule of the High Court rules of Ebonyi state.
The Court had on February 28, 2022, ruled that Governor Umahi and his Deputy did not flout any law by defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the All Progressive Congress, APC.
The Court presided by Justice Henry Njoku had dismissed the matter for lacking in merit .