Breaking News: Court Validates Ebonyi State Local Govt Elections

A High Court of Ebonyi State sitting at Ezzangbo in Ohaukwu LGA has validated the conduct of the July 2022 Local Govt Elections in Ebonyi State and the swearing in of the elected Chairmen,vice Chairmen and ward Councillors.

Delivering judgement in a suit instituted by the Attorney-General of Ebonyi State against Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission( EBSIEC) on the propriety / validity or otherwise of the elections conducted by EBSIEC in 2022,the Court held that EBSIEC complied with the relevant laws guiding the conduct of elections at the local Government levels in Nigeria including the 2022 Electoral Act.The Court also held that the subsequent inauguration of the elected officials pursuant to the said election was also valid and lawful.

Details soon.


  1. How somebody be talking of High court of Ebonyi State when a federal high court has cancelled the election? If they like,let them not go and appealed the judgement of the federal high court. After 29th May,2023 the council chairmen are going out. How can you sue yourself in your own matter? Dave Umahi thought everybody is a fool like himself.


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