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At Last! Rochas Okorocha receives his Certificate of Return from INEC

The immediate ex-governor of Imo State, Rocha’s Okorocha has at last received a certificate of return for winning the February 23rd Senatorial election in Imo West.
The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC issued the former governor his certificate today, June 11, 2019.

Okorocha was declared the winner of the February 23rd election but the returning officer, Innocent Ibeabuchi, said he was forced to make the declaration. On that note, the Certificate of Return was then withheld by INEC.

 Two court judgements barred the electoral body from issuing the Certificate. Justice Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja however ordered the commission to issue Okorocha the certificate immediately.

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