December 2, 2023

Appeal Court Upholds Peter Mbah’s Election

Court of Appeal rules that Peter Mbah(centre, in red cap) is the validly elected governor of Enugu State.

An appellate court sitting in Lagos, on Friday, upheld the election of Peter Mbah as the governor of Enugu State.

The judgment was delivered by a three-man panel of the Appeal Court in a case filed by Chijioke Edeoga, Esq. of the Labour Party, LP.

The court affirmed the judgment of Enugu Tribunal delivered on September 9, 2023, by the Hon. Justice K.M. Akano led tribunal.

All the three issues which were subject of the appeal were resolved in favour of Mbah of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Meanwhile, the Governor has said that the judgment affirming his victory is consistent with mandate freely entrusted on him by the electorate. He commended the judiciary for standing firm in upholding justice, saying that the judgment is a victory for massive development and transformation of Enugu State.

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