Ikpeazu Abia Governor heads to Appeal Court over removal from office

The judgment was given by the presiding Judge of the Abuja Federal High Court, Justice Okon Abang on Monday, June 27, 2016.

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Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has appealed a court judgment which ordered his removal from office.

The judgment was given by the presiding Judge of the Abuja Federal High Court, Justice Okon Abang on Monday, June 27, 2016.

News of the appeal was disclosed by Ikpeazu’s Chief Press Secretary, Enyinnaya Appolos.

According to Appolos, Ikpeazu, also filed an application for stay of execution at the Court of Appeal in Abuja.

Justice Abang based his decision on claims that Ikpeazu gave false information to his party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the governorship primaries in December 2014.

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