Court orders arrest of Akwa Ibom PDP guber candidate, Eno

January 6, 2023
12 Views

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Akwa Ibom state, Umo Eno has been ordered to be arrested by a Chief Magistrate Court in Wuse zone 6, federal capital territory (FCT) over charges of “cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property”.

The warrant of arrest was issued by Emmanuel Iyanna, chief magistrate, on December 23, 2022.

According to the document, the governorship candidate is facing charges of “cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property”.

The complainant in the suit marked CR/94/2022 is one Edet Godwin Etim.

READ ALSOPDP gov candidate, Umo Eno, in certificate scandal in Akwa Ibom

“You are hereby directed to arrest the said pastor Umo Bassey Eno and produce him before me,” the chief magistrate said.

A source confirmed that the criminal proceedings have been concluded and Eno was convicted.

“The warrant of arrest is based on criminal proceedings conviction conducted by the chief magistrate court, Wuse, Abuja, and directed that the defendant be arrested and brought to court for sentencing having continuously refused to surrender himself to court,” the source said.

Eno, who is the preferred candidate of Udom Emmanuel, governor of Akwa Ibom, won the party’s primary held in May 2022.

He secured 993 votes, while a total of 1,018 delegates participated in the election.

He defeated his closest challengers — Onofiok Luke, a member of the house of representatives, who got two votes; and Bassey Albert, a member of the senate, who polled one vote.

You may be interested

Twente Vs Ajax – Predictions And Match Preview
Sports
Sports

Twente Vs Ajax – Predictions And Match Preview

Webby - February 9, 2023

One of our expert tipster partners, Allsportspredictions.com, has more of our previews and predictions. Go here. Twente vs Ajax –…

Soludo To Commission Road In Ukpor Today Ahead Mbazulike Amaechi’s Burial
News
6 views
News
6 views

Soludo To Commission Road In Ukpor Today Ahead Mbazulike Amaechi’s Burial

Webby - February 9, 2023

charles-Soludo-at-Okpoko- Advertisement By Izunna Okafor, Nnewi All is set for the reception of Anambra State Governor, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo in…

Question raised on PVC Collection – By Stephen Ojate
News
15 views
News
15 views

Question raised on PVC Collection – By Stephen Ojate

Webby - February 9, 2023

Advertisement During my transfer service to the public, I have encountered lots of people with different attitude to life and…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.