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APGA asks court to declare Okorocha’s seat vacant

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ABUJA— Following his defection to the All Progressives Congress, APC, the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, yesterday, approached  Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, asking it to declare the seat of Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State vacant.

The party, through its lawyer, Mr Victor Odjemu, further prayed the court to order that the deputy governor of Imo State be sworn -in to take over from Governor Okorocha who  decamped to a party which policies were different from APGA’s.

APGA told the court that its decision to seek the immediate removal of the governor culminated in a meeting held by its National Executive Committee, NEC, in Abuja on August 3, 2013.

Consequently, it urged the court to, in the alternative, either okay the deputy governor as a viable replacement for Okorocha or direct that the speaker of Imo State House of Assembly or any officer next in line to the position of the governor, who is a member of the plaintiff, APGA, be sworn-in to

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