Abia North: Shock, frustration welcome tribunal’s decision

October 13, 2015 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ NEWS and Gossip

Abia occupants and to be sure, Abia State were stunned and disillusioned over the tribunal managing yesterday, which maintained the race of Mao Ohuabunwa as the properly chose congressperson for Abia North Senatorial District.

There had been desires that famous representative and previous legislative head of the state, Orji Uzor Kalu would develop triumphant at the tribunal having tested the March 28 senatorial survey in Abia North Senatorial District and begged the court to invalidate the outcomes.

This is even as second board requested a re-keep running in a few sections of Obingwa and Osisioma neighborhood government zones, where the race was said to have been defaced by acts of neglect in Abia South senatorial zone where Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, speaks to his kin at the Senate.

The second board likewise maintained the decision of Nkiruka Onyejiocha as part speaking to Isuikwuato/Umunneochi Federal Constituency.

Conveying judgment yesterday, Chairman of the board 1 tribunal, Justice Adeniyi Onigbanjo, nonetheless, conceded that there were misrepresentations, modifications, expansion and flattening of figures

In the mean time, occupants of Aba have taken a swipe at the race’s judgment appeal tribunal. In its decision yesterday, the tribunal maintained INEC’s affirmation of Ohuabunwa, which inhabitants of Aba blamed.

In his response, John Igwe Ochu from Ohahia, yet inhabitant at the Amamong hub of Aba said amid the decision, he and others set out home to cast their votes and expressed that the INEC affirmation and the tribunal’s judgment did not mirror the wishes of the general population.

“We are not amazed at what is occurring at the tribunal at all on the grounds that after the decision, what they were after was for them to be pronounced victor in any case, from there on they would get themselves straightened out at the tribunal,” he said.

Ijioma Igu from Bende thought about how somebody who came a far off third in a race could be pronounced champ by INEC and the tribunal along these lines permitted the announcement.

“With this improvement, there is no expectation for the nation on the grounds that in Abia, we never voted in favor of PDP on account of their mismanagement in the previous eight years. We voted in favor of progress, yet the show is proceeding.

“We would have been glad if the tribunal had done the wishes of lion’s share of the general population and announced Kalu the champ in light of the fact that, I rehash, we didn’t vote in favor of PDP in the last race,” Igu said.

He, on the other hand, noticed that all trusts were not lost and he prompted Dr. Kalu to continue to the Appeal Tribunal where he was hopeful that the previous legislative head of the state would get equity.

“We are upbeat that the Appeal Tribunal is there to rectify the oversights made by the tribunal and I am encouraging OUK to approach the higher tribunal to get back his command.”

Igu said notwithstanding the abhorrent intrigues of some political bandits in the state, OUK would in any case have triumph finally.

On the other hand, it was assembled that Kalu will advance the tribunal’s decision.