BREAKING: supreme court agrees to hear Ihedioha’s appeal, adjourns till March 2

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal brought before it by Emeka Ihedioha to review its earlier decision that sacked him as the Imo state governor.

The apex court in a brief ruling, on Monday, a 7-man panel led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Ibrahim Muhammad, granted the request and adjourned till March 2, 2020.

The ousted governor of Imo State, Ihedioha and his party, the PDP are asking the court to, among others, reverse its judgment on January 14 which sacked Ihedioha and replaced him with Hope Uzodinma.

Ihedioha’s lead lawyer, Kanu Agabi, at the mention of the case on Tuesday, sought time to enable parties to file the necessary papers, a request other lawyers in the case did not object to.

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