SUPREME COURT TO RULE ON IMO GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION TODAY
Written by The Reach FM 1049 on January 14, 2020
The Supreme Court has adjourned till today the hearing of 13 appeals filed in respect of the governorship tussles in six states.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, had abruptly suspended proceedings after indicating that an unnamed member of the seven-man panel was seriously ill.
Although all the six other members of the panel were sitting with the CJN when the development was announced, the ailing one among them was not identified.
The panel was being expected to resume sitting when a top official of the court announced to the packed courtroom that all the appeals had been adjourned till Tuesday.
Meanwhile ahead of the Supreme Court ruling the Imo state police command has expressed its readiness to ensure peace in the state following the outcome of the Supreme court ruling
In a press release made available to Reach fm and signed by the Command’s PRO Orlando Ikoku the command warned all parties involved to maintain decorum before and after the verdict
He also advised whichever party that comes victorious to celebrate with caution.
The statement also asked members of the public to go about their lawful business without fear of molestation.
The command PRO warned that anyone caught causing trouble will be made to face the wrath of the law