October 21, (THEWILL) – Nigeria’s apex court, the Supreme Court, has declared Valentine Ozigbo as the authentic candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the November 6, 2021 governorship election in Anambra state.
The apex court, in a unanimous judgement on Thursday, dismissed the application challenging the candidacy of Ozigbo and awarded damages of N5 million against “meddlesome interloper”, Senator Ugochukwu Uba.
The panel of justices led by His Lordship, Justice Inyang Okoro affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeal , Awka Division delivered on September 3, 2021, which declared Ozigbo the authentic governorship candidate of the PDP.
Ozigbo was present at the Supreme Court along with former Governor of Anambra, Peter Obi, and Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe.
He reassured the electorate that the victory was a sign of good things to come.