A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu to vacate his office immediately. The ruling came after the court determined that Governor Ikpeazu falsified information he provided to the his party Peoples Democratic Party during the party primaries in 2014.
He reportedly provided a fake tax clearance document to the PDP.
The Justice of the High Court, Okon Abang also asked the Independent National Electoral Commission to withdraw the certificate of return issues to Ikpeazu.
Uche Ogah, the plaintiff who received the second highest number of votes at the primaries will be issues the certificate of return as the Governor of Abia state.