26 February 2011
Businessman, politician Chief Great Ogboru was the candidate of the Democratic Peoples Party, DPP in the court ordered rerun gubernatorial election in January 2011 and the April 2011 election, both of which were won by Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Ogboru, however, disputes the declaration as made by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and thus has resorted to the courts for arbitration. Following last Thursday’s decision of the Court of Appeal that Ogboru ‘s quest to overturn the result of the January rerun was an academic exercise, Vanguard took up the opposition candidate on his opinion and options in a telephone interview. Excerpts: