Appeal Court Declares Valentine Ozigbo Anambra PDP Gov Candidate



Valentine Ozigbo

Valentine Ozigbo


Valentine Ozigbo has been confirmed as the validly elected candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Anambra Governorship election.


The election is slated for November 6, 2021.


The decision was made by the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Friday. 

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A three-man panel of justices led by the President of the Court of Appeal, Honorable Justice Monica Dongban- Mensem, made the declaration on Friday following an appeal filed by Ozigbo.

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The court held that the appeal challenging the judgement of the Awka High Court, which barred him from parading himself as the PDP candidate in the coming election, had merit and was, therefore, allowed.

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It also set aside the decision of the lower court, declaring it null and void.


The appellate court also awarded the sum of N10 million naira in favor of Ozigbo.


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