PDP’s guber election petitions dismissed for lacking merit.
Governorship Election Petition Tribunal Sitting in Umuahia has upheld the victory of Dr. Alex C. Otti in the March 23, 2023 Governorship election.
The Tribunal panel struck out the petition filed by PDP’s Okey Ahiwe as lacking in Merit.
The Peoples Democratic Party and it’s Candidate Okey Ahiwe through their counsel Prof. Paul Anaba had filed a petition seeking for the removal of Dr. Alex Otti as the Governor of Abia state on the grounds of non-conformity with section 77 of the electoral act and other related matters.
The court struck out the motion stressing that it remains a pre-election matter and not to be entertained by a post election tribunal.