At the eleventh hour, the Supreme Court will finally rule on the application filed by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its governorship candidate in Imo State Emeka Ihedioha, against the Governor Hope Uzodinma and his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC.
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN Tanko Muhammad-led seven-man panel of justices of the court adjourned the case at the instance of the lawyer to Ihedioha, Chief Kanu Agabi (SAN).
Punch reported that Agabi asked for time to respond to court processes that were served on him by Damian Dodo (SAN), lawyer to Uzodinma and the APC in the courtroom.
In the order hand, Dodo told the court that his clients, Uzodinma and the APC were ready for the hearing to proceed. Lawyer to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Taminu Inuwa (SAN), also told the court that the electoral umpire was also ready.
After hearing from both sides of the case, the CJN adjourned to tuesday. The case will be heared today.