Anambra Elections: Nwoye Sues INEC, PDP; Seeks Recognition as PDP Candidate

Tony Nwoye, has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and his political party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja.

According to THE SUN, a suit filed Chief Yusuf Ali (SAN), counsel to Nwoye is asking the court to mandate the INEC to place his name and particulars on the ballot papers and other necessary documents to be used for the conduct of the election by the first defendant.

Meanwhile, Senator 
Andy Ubah and Prince Nicholas Ukachukwu, yesterday applied to be joined as parties to the suit.

However, Justice Elvis Chukwu could not proceed with the case in view of an observation by counsel to Ukachukwu, Prince Orji Nwafor-Orizu, that a High Court in Port Harcourt, had yesterday morning, disqualified Nwoye from contesting the Anambra gubernatorial poll.

Justice Chukwu adjourned the matter till Friday to study the details of the said judgment.
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