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Hon. Umeha Triumphs Over Hon. Festus Uzor, Reclaims Victory in Appeal Court

Hon. Umeha Triumphs Over Hon. Festus Uzor, Reclaims Victory in Appeal Court

In a significant legal ruling, a three-member panel of the Court of Appeal in Lagos has upheld the appeal of Rt. Hon. Barr Sunday Cyriacus Umeha of the Labour Party against the decision of the National and State House of Assembly Tribunal in Enugu. The tribunal had previously voided the mandate granted to Hon. Umeha by the people of Agbaja on February 25, 2023, replacing him with Rt. Hon. Festus Uzor of the PDP.

Under the leadership of Hon. Mr. Justice S.T. Hussein JCA, the panel not only favored Hon. Umeha but also rejected the Cross Appeal filed by Rt. Hon. Festus Uzor, awarding substantial costs in favor of Hon. Umeha and the Labour Party.

Expressing confidence in the higher echelons of the judiciary, Hon. Umeha praised the role of the judiciary in upholding justice and the rule of law, emphasizing its significance as the ultimate recourse for the common citizen.

The legal team representing Hon. Umeha was commended for their professionalism and unwavering confidence during the legal proceedings.

Hon. Umeha Triumphs Over Hon. Festus Uzor, Reclaims Victory in Appeal Court

Acknowledging the tenacity and conviction of his opponent, Rt. Hon. Festus Uzor and the PDP, Hon. Umeha extended an invitation to his adversaries to collaborate on shared goals for the constituency’s betterment.

According to Hon. Umeha, the resolution of the legal disputes in recent months has cleared the path for a fresh beginning in Agbaja, let’s now focus on improving the economic circumstances of the constituents through people-centered representation.

Hon. Umeha expressed gratitude to the party’s National and State Executives, local government executives, ward executives, supporters from the diaspora, and the people of Enugu for their unwavering support and prayers.

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