Former minister of Aviation and Senator from Anambra State, Stella Oduah, has dismissed reports that the Supreme Court nullified her election into the senate.
Supreme Court didn't sack me - Ex-minister
She pointed that the Supreme Court has given a similar judgment in a “sister case”, but they were unrelated.
Earlier reports said two Anambra senators, Oduah and Andy Uba, were sacked by the sacked by the Supreme Court. barely two months after another senator, Uche Ekwunife, was sacked.
Speaking to channels TV, Oduah said the reported verdict is “In all its entirety, it is false.
“I have gone through the court judgment and the judge clearly did not give any judgement to that effect.
“Indeed, what the judgment and the case is all about is state exco and as we all know, state exco do not do election, neither do they submit list.
“So the issue of emergence of candidate, and the issue of candidates that won election was not the issue of this particular case", she said.
“The Judge was very clear on its judgment and it clearly says its not about who emerges or the election but about the legality of the excos,” she said.
Oduah, who served as the Aviation Minister, resigned her position to pursue politics while Uba was a former Special Adviser to former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Domestic Affairs.
The ex-minister said she was shocked when she heard news of her purported sacking, adding that "I knew we went through the right process and its only national executive that submits list to INEC. So the judgment was not against us the candidates of PDP.”
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