Abia LGA Polls Will Hold As Court Vacates Restraining Order

The Abia State High court, Aba Judicial division under Hon. Justice A. U. Kalu, today the 10th day of December, 2020 vacated the interim order of injunction restraining the Abia State Electoral Commission (ABSIEC) from conducting the 18th December, 2020 local government elections.

The Court also ordered that ABSIEC should make available relevant forms to political parties wishing to contest the local government elections without charging any refundable deposit.

Furthermore, the court ordered that ABSIEC should not exclude any candidate of the political parties from participating in the electoral process.

It is also ordered the All Progressive Congress (APC) to enter into undertaking as to damages up to the maximum of the sum received by the ABSIEC from the candidates of All Progressive Congress (APC).

Dated this 10th Day of December 2020

Chief Uche C. Ihediwa

Hon. The Attorney General/Commissioner For Justice,

Abia State

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