The Appeal Court seating in Owerri has ordered that Senator Mao Ohuabunwa who participated in the last
Senatorial rerun election for Abia North Senatorial seat be served processes of court by substituted service.
This followed an ex parte motion filed by Chief K. C. Nwufo, counsel to Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, who urged the the court to serve Senator Mao Ohuabunwa,who seemingly had been evasive of court processes, by
Ruling on the motion, the presiding judge, Justice R. C.
Agbo, ordered that Ohuabunwa be served by substituted means,pointing out that the service should be by post to his residential home. Nwufo had earlier told the court that several efforts made to serve
Ohuabunwa processes of their appeal had proved abortive, leaving them with no other option but substituted service.
Kalu, the Senatorial candidate of the Progressive People’s Alliance (PPA) in the Abia North senatorial rerun election had filed an appeal challenging the
verdict of the lower tribunal which ruled that his opponent,Senator Mao Ohuabunwa of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) was duly elected and returned.
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