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Rochas Okorocha Loses As Court Orders INEC Not To Grant Him Certificate Of Return

The former governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has on Friday lost his bid to wrestle his Certificate of Return from the grips of the Independent National Electoral Commission [INEC].

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In a judgement issued by the Imo State High Court sitting in Owerri, the capital, the presiding judge, Justice Njemanze ruled that INEC should not depart from their decision not to grant Certificate of Return to the former governor.

The judge held that elections should be won under a free and fair atmosphere and not by holding the returning officer under duress as Okorocha was accused of.


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