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Opinion: Umeadi’s Supreme Court Suit; Here’s Why Ihedioha Must Ask His Supporters To Remain Calm

There are lots of propaganda going on in respect to the pending Supreme Court review of its judgement on Imo State governorship election. Chief Phillip Umeadi (SAN) instituted a suit at the Supreme Court against the Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma and his party, the All Progressive Congress.

The suit is demanding that the Supreme Court enforce its judgement on the APC primary election for the March 2019 Imo State Governorship election is one that many have been looking forward to.


According to a report by Premium Times, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu, One of Senator Okorocha’s Son-in-law and gubernatorial candidate of AA and ‘APC’ also joined the suit and equally asked the Supreme Court to enforce its judgement where it ruled that him (Nwosu) was the candidate of the APC and also of the AA.

According to reliable sources, the judgement is slated to be delivered by the Supreme Court justices on the 24th of March after months of adjournments.

Since the past 14 months, I have stayed away from commenting on the Imo State governorship imbroglio Supreme Court judgment that brought Dist. Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor. Some folks picked on me as usual and insulted me. However, one must speak out based on conscience and truth.

I have always been saying and will continue to say that I do not believe in campaign after election. I felt that team Ihedioha had the opportunity to win this case at the Supreme Court but failed. Until we force our political leaders to operate on nation building models we see in other climes, our politics will remain redundant. My position has always been that the Imo PDP leadership betrayed the rank and file of the party. It allowed power ordinary party men and women worked hard to win slip its fingers. This is the discussion most party leaders are avoiding. 

The media campaigns portraying Emeka Ihedioha as the authentic governor of Imo state needs to stop. The online protest and political insults has also gone too far. The desperation to drag the Supreme Court into the mud has taken a whole new level and should be checkmated.

In a situation where the March 24th judgment does not favour Ihedioha and his supporters and there is a major protest in Imo State, it wouldn't be difficult to point accusing fingers at Ihedioha.

In that circumstance what will he do: if they become unruly will Ihedioha be in position to call his passioned supporters to order?What will Ihedioha do? I believe it is high time Ihedioha considers these factors!

It's equally high time Emeka Ihedioha returned to the path of the calm, as a calculated politician he is known to be. He should therefore immediately call his supporters to order and ensure that they remain calm and peaceful.

What are your thoughts?

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